Accession Number:

ADA037201

Title:

An Alerting System for a Database Management System.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

WHARTON SCHOOL OF FINANCE AND COMMERCE PHILADELPHIA PA DEPT OF DECISION SCIENCES (MANAGEMENT)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

This thesis describes an alerting system for a Database Management System which provides the end users with the facilities to monitor in a dynamic fashion the changes being made on the information, in order to perform some predetermined actions whenever certain conditions become true. The work includes the description of a simplified implementation of an alerting system made on the Wharton Alerting Network Database WAND which gives the foundation for a full implementation on a properly shared database system of the kind described by CODASYL DATABASE TASK GROUP in its April 71 report. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Information Science
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE