Accession Number:

ADA028893

Title:

An Implementation of a CODASYL Based Data Base Management System under the UNIX Operating System

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

171.0

Abstract:

This thesis reports the implementation of a Data Base Management System DBMS based on the CODASYL design. The DBMS was implemented on a DEC PDP 1150 computer utilizing the UNIX operating system. Background material includes a discussion of data base history and techniques, design of UNIX AND THE C programming language. The research performed was the adaptation of the CODASYL DBMS design to the UNIX environment and the design of a C language Data Description Language DDL and Data Manipulation Language DML to interface the DBMS to user programs. Conclusions and recommendations for improvements are also included.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE