IBM DB2 at 25
June 10, 2008[From eWeek]
In the 1970s, Don Haderle and a team of researchers at IBM began a project that would change the face of the companys database business forever.
The fruits of their labor would come to be known as DB2, and would hit the market in 1983 and become IBMs first commercially available relational database.
The article continues at http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Database/IBM-DB2-Turns-25-and-Prepares-for-New-Life/