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DB2Portal.com is the brainchild of Craig S. Mullins, president and principal consultant of Mullins Consulting, Inc. and Double Loop Marketing LLC, an Internet strategy and consulting company.

A data management strategist and consultant, Craig has more than two decades of experience in all facets of database systems development. He has developed and taught DB2 and SQL Server classes, been a systems analyst and designer, worked in multiple capacities as a DBA and system administrator, as well as performing data analysis and modeling.  He has worked with DB2 for z/OS and OS/390 since Version 1 and has experience working with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase and IMS. Craig has worked as a DBA, developer, instructor, and analyst in multiple industries including manufacturing, banking, commercial software development, education, research, utilities, and consulting.
 
Craig is the author of the book DB2 Developer's Guide published by SAMS Publishing. The book contains more than 1500 pages of in-depth technical information on DB2 for z/OS and OS/390 updated through DB2 Version 8 (May 2004). Order DB2 Developer's Guide, 5th edition today!

Craig is also the author of Database Administration: The Complete Guide to Practices and Procedures, published by Addison Wesley. This book offers the industry's only comprehensive guide to heterogeneous database administration. More information is available here.

Craig is also a frequent contributor to computer industry publications, having authored more than one hundred articles in the past several years. His articles have appeared in popular industry magazines including Data Management Review, DBMS, DB2 Update, DB2 Magazine, Oracle Update, SQL Server Update, and many others. Craig writes several regular columns including:

Craig is also a consulting editor and frequent contributor to dbazine.com, a technical review panelist for z/Journal, a regular contributor on DB2 for SSWUG.org, and participates as a DB2 and database management expert in the search390.com portal.

Craig is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He has spoken to thousands of technicians about database management and administration issues at such conferences as Database and Client/Server World, SHARE, GUIDE, DAMA Symposium and Metadata Conference, the IBM DB2 Technical Conference, the International DB2 Users Group (IDUG), and Oracle World. He has also spoken at regional database user groups across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Craig is also a member of the IDUG volunteers hall of fame.
 
Craig graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a double major in Computer Science and Economics, and a minor in Mathematics.  Go Panthers!

 

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