Artifact Details

Title

Minicomputer Software Workshop : DEC/DG Technology

Catalog Number

102738009

Type

Text

Date

2008-06-03

Contributor

Alberts, Gerard, historian
Grad, Burt, moderator
Gustafson, Paul, participant
Haigh, Thomas, historian
Hensley, Joe, participant
Hines, Karol, participant
Jerger, Doug, SI SIG
Johnson, Luanne, participant
LaHay, Ed, SI SIG
Mahoney, Michael, historian
Marcus, Michael, editor
Phillips, Jan, participant
Phillips, John, participant
Ray, Bruce, participant
Ross, Ken, participant
Schachter, Oscar, participant
Walsh, Ian, historian

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

38 p.

Format

PDF

Copyright Holder

Software Industry Special Interest Group

Description

The meeting focused on the evolution of technology from the 1970s up to the mid-1990s, and the impact that evolution had on development processes and the businesses of both minicomputer software firms and minicomputer manufacturers. In this session, the emphasis was on software companies developing products for DEC [Digital Equipment Corporation] and DG [Data General Corporation].

Category

Oral history

Subject

client server; Data management; development processes; Programming languages (Electronic computers); Online Transaction Processing (OLTP); open systems; PCs; relational database system; Service Bureaus; system software; timesharing; utilities

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Credit

Software Industry Special Interest Group

Lot Number

X4697.2008