The Relational Database Model

Relational databases first made an appearance in the mid 1970s, between the years 1974 and 1977 with the creation of Ingres and System R which led to the creation of MS SQL Server, Sybase, Wang’s PACE and Britton-Lee to name a few (Quickbase, n.d.). It was only until the 1980s Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago

A Brief Talk on Databases

Databases have been around since ancient times, when elaborate database systems were deployed by governments, hospitals and organisations to keep track of vast amounts of information; but only until around the 1960s did computerised databases start to take shape and become cost effective for private organisations to start using (Quickbase, Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago