Session D110 - Database Futures White Paper Presentation

February 29 - March 4, 1988

A "White Paper" is a formal recommendation for a new product, or substantial changes to existing products. They are written over a period of years and formally presented at SHARE meetings. This particular paper was sponsored by the SHARE database project (although in fact it was the work of a single individual - as such I expect IBM will take it less seriously).

The White Paper pointed out a number of deficiencies in the current IBM DBMS product line, and suggested gross improvements. Among the observations:

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