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S. Mullins is a data management
researcher, and consultant.
He is president and
principal consultant of Mullins Consulting, Inc.
He is a principal
with SoftwareOnZ, a
mainframe software distributor.
He is the publisher
and editor for The
has more than two decades of experience in all facets of database
systems development including developing and teaching
and SQL Server classes, systems analysis and design, database
administration and system
administrator, and data analysis and modeling.
He has worked with DB2
z/OS since Version 1 and has experience working
with other database
technology including Microsoft
SQL Server, Sybase and IMS. Craig has
worked in multiple industries including manufacturing, banking,
commercial software development, education, research,
utilities, and consulting.
Craig was appointed as an
IBM Information Champion in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Craig is the author of the book DB2 Developer's Guide
IBM Press. The book contains
more than 1500 pages of in-depth technical information on DB2 for z/OS
updated through DB2 Version 10.
Craig is also the author of
Database Administration: The Complete Guide to Practices and Procedures, published
by Addison Wesley. This
the industry's only comprehensive guide to heterogeneous
information is available here.
I am currently in the process of working
toward an updated edition
of my Database Administration book. It is currently scheduled for publication in
Articles and Columns
is also a frequent contributor to computer industry
publications, having authored more than one hundred
articles in the past several years. His
have appeared in popular
industry magazines including DM Review,
DB2 Update, DB2 Magazine, Oracle
Update, SQL Server Update,
and many others. Craig writes several
regular columns including:
Craig is also a technical
review panelist for z/Journal, as well as a regular
contributor to several online data- and database-related portals.
Craig is a frequent speaker at
industry conferences and user groups. He has spoken to thousands
of technicians about
database management and administration issues at such conferences as
Database and Client/Server
World, SHARE (where he has won a
best presentation award), the
IBM Information on Demand conferences, the International DB2
Users Group (IDUG), GUIDE,
Symposium and Metadata Conference, the
IBM DB2 Technical Conference
and Oracle World.
He has also spoken at regional
ISACA meetings, and at
database user groups across
America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
is also a member of the
IDUG volunteers hall of fame.
Craig graduated Cum Laude from the University
of Pittsburgh with
in Computer Science and Economics, and a minor in
You can contact via e-mail at
craig at craigsmullins dot com
(replace the at with @ and the "dot" with a period).