Kapali Eswaran

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Kapali EswaranName: Kapali P. Eswaran

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • 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.