Question of the Day Twenty-Four

Let us continue our question of the day series with day twenty-four.

Who is Codd and why do I care in regards to SQL Server ?

E.F. Codd was an English computer scientist with IBM who invented the relation model for databases.  The relational model is the core of the architecture essential to today’s modern relational database management systems (RDBMS).  Essentially all of the data involved in our lives is stored somewhere in an RDBMS.  Want to read his paper on the relational model, it’s available here.

Enjoy!

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Florida Gator and Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Star Wars fanatic and is there anything else...oh yeah PS4! I am a geek and SQL Server DBA who dabbles with VMWare, there are other technologies greater than these? Not so fast my friend! I also love to travel to new and exotic places.

Posted on August 26, 2012, in SQL Schoolhouse and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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