System R

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System R definition

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A database system built as a research project at IBM San Jose Research (now IBM Almaden Research Center) in the 1970s. System R introduced the SQL language and also demonstrated that a relational system database could provide good transaction processing performance.
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(1998-09-29)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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