The design and implementation of INGRES

  title={The design and implementation of INGRES},
  author={M. Stonebraker and E. Wong and Peter Kreps and G. Held},
  journal={ACM Trans. Database Syst.},
  • M. Stonebraker, E. Wong, +1 author G. Held
  • Published 1976
  • Computer Science
  • ACM Trans. Database Syst.
  • The currently operational (March 1976) version of the INGRES database management system is described. This multiuser system gives a relational view of data, supports two high level nonprocedural data sublanguages, and runs as a collection of user processes on top of the UNIX operating system for Digital Equipment Corporation PDP 11/40, 11/45, and 11/70 computers. Emphasis is on the design decisions and tradeoffs related to (1) structuring the system into processes, (2) embedding one command… CONTINUE READING
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