Re: yup...

From: Jeremy <>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 08:33:23 -0000
Message-ID: <MPG.29d3a2aff8b939fe989967_at_News.Individual.NET>

In article <XnsA01DB1F78A54TheBossUsenet_at_194.109.133.133>, says...
> >
> > 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!
> >
> >
> Was that still the independent Nixdorf Computer AG or after it was taken
> over by Siemens (1990) to form Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme?
> If the former, I can't help you I'm afraid.

Yes it was the former - 1987 & 1988 if memory serves. We were using Nixdorf's Delta Cobol (a sort of 4GL) and this generated COBOL and interacted with the database - the fact I cannot remember its name is a worry! The mainframes ran what I think was an IBM o/s - might have been MVS.

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