Re: Jim Gray article on Next Generation Databases
On Thu, 5 May 2005 4:32 pm, you wrote: > >> I recall Pick (though I wouldn't have made the connection); if I > .. > > > The port to Microdata hardware by Pick and Associates was the first time > the instruction set was implemented in firmware. The other ports had been > done via software -- creating a library containing macros that expanded > into the native instruction set of the target hardware. > > Pick and Nelson conceived the DBMS, query language and machine-independent > data management operators in 1965, shortly before Richards developed the > BCPL and INTCODE (intermediate code) at Cambridge. That was about a decade > before Ken Bowles and his students came up with the UCSD P-System. So is that as fast as the 2.4Ghz 64-bit thing that my local plumber just bought last week? Do we really care anymore who was the first one in the neighbourhood with a colour tv? C'mon gramps.. move over... :-) David -- Computergrid : The ones with the most connections win.
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