Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Donald D. Chamberlin
Born: 1944 in San Jose, California, USA
- American computer scientist known for SQL the world's most widely-used database language, System R, and XQuery.
- One of the principal designers of the original SQL language specification with Raymond Boyce.
- He also made significant contributions to the development of XQuery.
- Author of two books on IBM's DB2 UDB, and more than 50 technical papers.
- He contributed a chapter to the 2003 book XQuery from the Experts.
Honors and awards
- ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award.
- ACM Software System Award.