Overview of Databases

  • Gerard O’Regan


We present a short history of databases including the hierarchical model, the network model and the relational model. We discuss the relational model as developed by Codd at IBM in more detail, as most databases used today are relational. There is a short discussion on the SQL query language and on the Oracle database

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SQC ConsultingMallowIreland

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