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E. F. Codd

Birthdate: 19. August 1923
Date of death: 18. April 2003

Edgar Frank "Ted" Codd was an English computer scientist who, while working for IBM, invented the relational model for database management, the theoretical basis for relational databases and relational database management systems. He made other valuable contributions to computer science, but the relational model, a very influential general theory of data management, remains his most mentioned, analyzed and celebrated achievement.

Quotes E. F. Codd

„At the time, Nixon was normalizing relations with China. I figured that if he could normalize relations, then so could I.“

—  E. F. Codd

http://www.dba-oracle.com/oracle_tips_codd_obit.htm
Relational Database: A Practical Foundation for Productivity (1982)

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