Should the Air Force Personnel Data System Use Database Machines?
AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL
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Database management systems are in wide use today for large automated information systems. Special-purpose computers, called database, machines are becoming commercially available. These computers are tailored to manipulate structured databases very efficiently. This study examines the suitability of one such machine for use in the use Air Force Personnel Data System PDS. The study concludes that the machine, the Teradata DBC1012, has the potential to improve the performance of the PDS, and should be considered for purchase.
- Computer Systems
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations