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Document Details


Title: John Maguire
Local code: OH 367
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: John Norris Maguire is former founder and President of Software AG of North America, Inc., overseas distributor of the Adabas system. Adabas (from “adaptable database”) is a commercial relational database management system (DBMS) originally developed by Software AG in the late 1960s. The database system was first developed for IBM 360 computers.
Extent: 28 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=329
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Maguire, John Norris, 1930-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1930
Speaker occupation: Entrepreneur; President
Age at speaking: 72
Document location: Washington, D.C.
Document date: 03-May-2002
Interviewer: Aspray, William
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023998-25619