Re: yup...

From: Jeremy <>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:56:05 -0000
Message-ID: <MPG.29d31b60ed061f6989966_at_News.Individual.NET>

In article <XnsA01CEF80020D6TheBossUsenet_at_194.109.133.133>, says...
> Mark D Powell <> wrote in
> news:10177427.292.1332173922355.JavaMail.geo-discussion-forums_at_yncd14:
> <...>
> >
> > SAP had a database product once before that SAP ended up giving to
> > mySQL to maintain. I can't remember the name so I can search to see
> > if it still exists.
> They licensed Software AG's "Adabas D" product (D for Distributed, a
> totally different product from their mainframe Adabas), and rebranded it
> first to just SAP DB, later on to MaxDB.
> The product was developed at the Technical University of Berlin in the
> 70's, it became a commercial product in the early 80's owned by Nixdorf.

And what was the basis for Nixdorf's relational DB that was available on their Hitachi-based mainframes? Spent a couple of years at Nixdorf using that product and now cannot remember its name!

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