Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Kapali P. Eswaran
- One of the founding members of the IBM System R Project, which formed the genesis of relational database technology.
- Architect of System R, the precursor to DB2 and one of the inventors of SQL language.
- The Eswaran principle relating to database locking and transactions is a contribution that he made along with Jim Gray and Irv Traiger while working as a scientist at IBM Research.