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About the Author

Craig S. Mullins
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Craig S. Mullins is president & principal consultant of Mullins Consulting, Inc., a professional services company that focuses on big data, analytics, database management, administration, and optimization.

Craig writes for many computer/IT publications, having authored articles for popular magazines, journals, and web sites including:

  • Database Trends and Applications
  • The Data Administration Newsletter
  • TechTarget
  • Enterprise Systems Journal
  • and many others

He has written three books:

  • DB2 Developer's Guide, published by IBM Press, delivers over 1600 pages of in-depth technical information on Db2 for z/OS. The best selling Db2 book over 20 years and 6 editions.
  • Database Administration: The Complete Guide to DBA Practices and Procedures, published by Addison Wesley, offers the industry's only comprehensive guide to heterogeneous database administration.
  • And his latest book, A Guide to Db2 Application Performance for Developers, which focuses on techniques and guidelines for programmers to write efficient, well-performing Db2 for LUW and z/OS applications. 

Craig is a frequent speaker at IT conferences, having spoken about database issues to thousands at conferences including:

  • The International Db2 User Group (IDUG)
  • IBM Insight and Information on Demand
  • DAMA Symposium and Enterprise Data World
  • Oracle World
  • and others

He has spoken at events on 4 continents (North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia).

Craig graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a double major in Computer Science and Economics, and a minor in Mathematics.


My new book on Db2 application performance available October 2018!

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