The Fathers of Computing - Father of the Relational Database

By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
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Father of the Relational Database: Edgar F. Codd

A British computer scientist, Codd made important contributions to the theory of relational databases. While working for IBM, he created the relational model for database management.

eWEEK honors the founding fathers of the computing industry.

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