Accession Number:

ADA272960

Title:

Design and Implementation of a Prototype PC Based Graphical and Interactive Milsatcom Requirements Database System

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

138.0

Abstract:

This thesis develops a prototype PC based Military Satellite Communications MILSATCOM Requirements Database MRDB application for U.S. Space Command, using Microsofts Access relational database management system DBMS for Windows. It demonstrates the advantages of using the proposed database system over the existing one and shows how U.S. Space Command can save both time and money by using a PC based interactive, graphical, and user friendly database system. A rapid prototyping approach in concert with a six phase database design process was used to develop the prototype. The first two chapters of the thesis provide a background of the application and describe database management systems in general and Microsoft Access in particular. The applications of Access - tables, queries, forms, reports, macros, and modules - to the design of the MRDB are then discussed in the succeeding five chapters. The Conclusions describe the advantages and benefits of using the prototype MRDB database system and make recommendations for future improvements. MILSATCOM requirements database, MRDB, Databases, Database design, Microsoft access

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems
  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE