Accession Number : ADA181026

Title :   Should the Air Force Personnel Data System Use Database Machines?

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Anderson,Michael T

PDF Url : ADA181026

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : Database management systems are in wide use today for large automated information systems. Special-purpose computers, called database, machines are becoming commercially available. These computers are tailored to manipulate structured databases very efficiently. This study examines the suitability of one such machine for use in the use Air Force Personnel Data System (PDS). The study concludes that the machine, the Teradata DBC/1012, has the potential to improve the performance of the PDS, and should be considered for purchase.

Descriptors :   *DATA BASES, *DATA MANAGEMENT, *PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, AUTOMATION, COMPUTERS, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, AIR FORCE PERSONNEL

Subject Categories : Computer Systems
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE