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Quotes, Notes, and Wisdom.

Articles, blogs, press releases, books, and other writings where Craig S. Mullins is quoted.

#cloudchat 6: Successful IT Transformations August 24, 2017


News in the Mainframe Space, July 28, 2017


Azure Cosmos multimodel database delivers features familiar and new, SearchSQLServer, May 18, 2017


Inghts on data and CTO Challenges. Nin Lei


Emerging Trends in Cloud Databases: DBaaS. Gerardo Dada

Database Trends & Applications, April 7, 2017

How to Ensure Data Integrity in Operational Databases Systems is Explored at Data Summit 2017. Database Trends & Applications  March 31, 2017

Create Database Podcast  Episode 8 hosted by Ian Bjorhovde

Interview for IBM Edge, IBM

CorreLog, Inc. to Sponsor Mainframe Database Activity Monitoring Webinar Presented by Database Subject-Matter Expert and Accomplished Author Craig S. Mullins, July 21, PRweb/CorreLog

Database performance management requires keen attention.

SearchDataManagement, June 2016

NoSQL performance management still an incomplete picture. SearchDataManagement, June 8, 2016

Craig Mullins Aims to Introduce Data Summit Attendees to Big Data Concepts.
Database Trends & Applications  April 8, 2016.

Expert Interview: Changing Roles for DBAs    Syncsort Blog


It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2   John Barry, LinkedIn


Data Warehouse as a Service (DWaas) definition  SearchDataManagement


The Weather Co. Buy Boosts IBM Big Data Analytics Push    SearchDataManagement


Data-Palooza ThinkChat   Dell Big Data


A Brief History of Autonomics and DB2 for z/OS  Troy Coleman’s DB2utor Blog


What Windows 10 Means for Enterprise Users  Database Trends & Applications


Welcome Back TDAN.com. by Robert S. Seiner (TDAN)


CRM Digest: 5 Points You Should Pay Attention to, Data2CRM


Sort Through Types of Database Management Systems Before You Buy

 SearchDataManagement/Business Information


With Database Management Tools, Never Settle    SearchDataManagement


Cloud DBMS definition SearchDataManagement


Column DBMS (CDBMS) definition  SearchDataManagement


In-Memory DBMS (IMDBMS definition  SearchDataManagement


NoSQL DBMS (Not only SQL database management system) definition   SearchDataManagement


What is a DBMS?   Whatis.com


Rules of Thumb on Handling DBA Tasks, from author Craig Mullins  SearchDataManagement


DBA skills must evolve, morph to cope with big data technologies  TechTarget


A Short History of DB2 for z/OS   My Mainframe News


Native SQL Stored Procedures: Reduce System z Hardware/Software Cost and Improve Efficiency Nate Murphy & Elwin Harrison, Enterprise Tech Journal


Interview with Stephen Wynkoop  on Relational Database Performance,   SSWUG


What/Who I’m Thankful for in the DB2 Community.
  Ember Crooks db2commerce.com


SQL v. NoSQL: We’ve been here before   Troy Coleman’s DB2utor Blog


Webinar: Best Practices for Optimizing DB2 Performance  Datavail blog


Datavail Hosts Two Free Webinars on Database Performance Optimization on Nov. 14, Datavail News Release


IBM Champion Speaker Sessions at Information on Demand 2013


DB2 Naming Standards   Ember Crooks (db2commerce.com)


Controlling Your Data Footprint   The Big Data & Analytics Hub


Craig S. Mullins : The Great Excuse  Sreeharsha Naik


Speed of Thought Analytics TwitterChat Susan Visser


Craig S. Mullins: Reading a DBA’s Mind  Sreeharsha Naik


Top Ten Excuses That DBAs Hear All the Time  TwitterPic


Top Ten Things to do Before You Visit the DBA  TwitterPic


Recap of IBM Twitterchat: Mobile Data - Taking Your Big Data on the Road


Best Practices for DB2 on z/OS Schema Management.

BMC White Paper.


IDUG DB2 Tech Conference 2013, IDUG.


Getting Control of Data in the Big Data Era   The Big Data & Analytics Hub


SoftBase Hosts Webinar on How to Reduce Mainframe Software Costs, SoftBase press release


DB2 Developer’s Guide, 6th Edition
DB2utor, Troy Coleman


Governance to Avoid a Data Landfill   The Big Data & Analytics Hub


SQL VIEW Basics   Joe Celko on SimpleTalk blog


Pre-Order Now; DB2 Developer's Guide (6th edition), Susan Visser's blog


Video Replay for Craig Mullins’ Webinar: Improving Application Performance By Fetching Multiple Rows, SoftBase Systems


DB2 expert discusses DB2 10 for z/OS features that most impact developers, SoftBase press release


Craig Mullins’ Webinar September 2011 – DB2 10 for z/OS features that most impact developers, webinar replay


SPUFI (Wikipedia article), Wikipedia.org


Craig Mullins and SoftBase Present: Improving Application Performance By Fetching Multiple Rows, Softbase


IOD 2011: Craig Mullins wraps up IOD


IOD Highlights: Craig Mullins interviews Dave Beulke


IOD Highlights: Craig Mullins interviews Suresh Sane


IOD Highlights: Craig Mullins interviews Sheryl Larsen


IOD Highlights: Craig Mullins interviews Klaas Brant


IOD Highlights: Craig Mullins interviews Christian Molaro


Links to Craig Mullins' DB2 webinar replays, CDB Software


Data Kinetics to Launch Game-Changing DB2 Solution at IDUG,

DKL Press Release


Log Buffer #213, Pythian (mirza)


Log Buffer #212, Pythian (Pakistani Spectator)


Log Buffer #210, Pythian (shaprio)


Log Buffer #205, Pythian (mirza)


Log Buffer #204, Pythian (simmons)


Interview with Stephen Wynkoop: What are the biggest things you need to know as a DBA?   SSWUG


Log Buffer #201, Pythian (Data Technology Today)


Build Your Skill on DB2: Tuesdays with Craig Mullins, Susan Visser


Mainframe Hacking: Fact or Fiction?,  Mainframe Watch Belgium


Hierarchical Denormalizing: A Possibility to Optimize the Data Warehouse Design, Proceedings of the 8th WSEAS International Conference on APPLIED COMPUTER SCIENCE (ACS'08)


Synthetic Data, Wikipedia


10G Optimizer Statistics Gathering, DBAzine


Watch the Replay: Craig Mullins’ R4H Cost Reduction Webinar, Softbase


Users Cautious on Red Hat's Stake in EnterpriseDB,

Pam Derringer (SearchEnterpriseLinux)


Log Buffer #192, Pythain (simmons)


EnterpriseDB says open source database saves big bucks,

Pam Derringer (SearchEnterpriseLinux)


The Art of Being a Successful DBA, Chris Foot


Log Buffer #182, Pythain (cabral)


Heading Off The Next Big Breach, Ryan Rhodes (The Compliance Authority)


Log Buffer #153, Pythian, David Edwards


Database archiving, Heiko Müller,

University of Edinburgh


Log Buffer #151, Pythian (David Edwards)


A Framework for Systematic Database Denormalization, Yma Pinto,

Goa University, India


IBM Data Champion Program,

Susan Visser


Log Buffer #150, Sheeri Cabral


Ingres and JBoss integration aimed at database market expansion,
by Pam Derringer (SearchEnterpriseLinux)


Log Buffer #145, Pythian (David Edwards)


Job Advice for IT Professionals, Michael Corey


I know Stage 1 and Stage 2... What’s Stage 3 and 4 ??, techs@work


Log Buffer #144, Pythian (Paul Logan)


Craig Mullins on DB2 10 for z/OS, DB2utor blog (Troy Coleman)


How to find the first 5 highest salaried employees in each department, TechTarget (SearchOracle)


Log Buffer #140, Pythian (Dave Edwards)


What Does a DBA Do?, Michael Corey


Log Buffer #139, Pythian (David Edwards)





























Embedded Database (def), Wikipedia


Emerging Technologies: Cool Shades of Big Blue,
IBM Database Magazine (link no longer active)


Log Buffer #135, Pythian (David Edwards)


Log Buffer #134, Pythian (David Edwards)


DBA Rules of Thumb - Don't Panic, Michael Corey


Log Buffer #131, David Edwards


The Importance of Teaching Metadata Concepts in the Business Communication Course, by Cynthia Barnes, Frank Cavaliere, & Mary Eger (Lamar University)


Log Buffer #120, David Edwards


Log Buffer #119, David Edwards


NEON: Preventing Data Breaches with Guardium for Mainframe, Press Release


Web Hosting Provider The Planet Hosts Forum on IT Compliance and Risk Management, Web Hosting News


Craig Mullins Named Co-Chair of 100 Year Archive Committee, NEON Press Release


Log Buffer #89, Shakir Sadikali


Sarbanes-Oxley and the DBA, Certification Magazine


Data Management Capability Maturity Model, Whitemarsh


Log Buffer #69, David Edward


IBM's On Demand Conversation Getting Stale, eWeek Magazine


A Year in Blogs, Trevor Eddoll's Mainframe World Blog


Interview with Stephen Wynkoop  What is Bachelor Programming Syndrome?   SSWUG


Log Buffer #63, Craig S. Mullins


Addressing the E-Discovery Challenge with Automated Translation, Language Weaver  (link no longer active)


Log Buffer #62, Pythian (David Edwards)


Log Buffer #60, Pythian (David Edwards)


Getting Your Priorities Right, SSWUG, Stephen Wynkoop


Log Buffer #55, Jeremy Schneider


Failover Database Reuse Not For All, Government Computer News


Archive Strategies for OLTP Servers, Part 3, Xaprb


Log Buffer #49, Coskan Gundogar


Log Buffer #45, Doug Burns


Log Buffer #43, Pythian (David Edwards)


Log Buffer #42, Confessions of a database geek


VSAM to DB2 Conversions: Expert Advice, SearchDataManagement


Log Buffer #41, David Edwards


Log Buffer #40, David Edwards


Log Buffer #39, die Seilerwerks (This blog is open to invited readers only)


Arcati Yearbook 2007, Trevor Eddoll's Mainframe World Blog


Log Buffer #31, David Edwards


Log Buffer #30, David Edwards


Lessons Learned: Starting down the Oracle career path, SearchOracle.com


Log Buffer #27, Planet PostgreSQL (link no longer active)


Another opinion about when to do a DB2 bind, Willie Favero's Getting

the Most Out of DB2 for z/OS Blog


Log Buffer #22, Brian Kelley's Blog (link no longer active)


Using the SQL CASE Statement, Rhonda Tipton


Log Buffer #21, Adam Machanic's SQL Server

Blog Spot


Log Buffer #20, Lisa Dobson's Oracle Newbies Blog


Log Buffer #19, Jay Pipes' MySQL Camp Blog


Should you upgrade to DB2 V8 now?, SearchDataCenter.com


Log Buffer #17, Pythian


The Non-Technical Art of Being a Successful DBA - Excelling at Verbal and Written Communications, Chris Foot's Oracle Blog (link no longer active)


Log Buffer #16, Guy Bowerman's Informix Blog


Data Quality Management Tips and Best Practices, SearchDataManagement.com


Log Buffer #14, Pythian


Log Buffer #13, Technical Notes and Articles of Interest


Log Buffer #12, The Data Charmer


Log Buffer #8, Craig S. Mullins (link no longer active)


Log Buffer #5, Pythian


Craig Mullins Joins NEON Enterprise Software, Inc.,
DBTA 5 Minute Briefing  (link no longer active)


NEON Enterprise Software, Inc. Hires Database Management and Administration Expert Craig S. Mullins, TMCnet.com  (link no longer active)


NEON Enterprise Software, Inc. Hires Database Management and Administration Expert Craig S. Mullins,    NEON Press Release   July 11, 2006


Backward Looking Forward: A TDAN.com Retrospect, Robert S. Seiner


The Database of Databases, Drew Robb, Government Computer News


DBA Certification, SearchOracle.com


The Importance of Soft Skills, Chris Foot,
dbazine.com (link no longer active)


SearchDataManagement Expert Answers, 2005-2006


Career Spotlight: Database Administrator, Allan Hoffman

monster.com


DB2 V8 for z/OS Lock Avoidance, Wolfgang Hini


Highly Respected Authority in Database Community Craig Mullins Tapped to Spearhead Embarcadero Technologies Product Strategy Initiatives, BNET Research Center


Highly Respected Authority in Database Community Craig Mullins Tapped to Spearhead Embarcadero Technologies Product Strategy Initiatives,
Embarcadero Press Release


Computer-implemented data replacement graphical user interface system and method, Patent filing


On Cloud Nine With Five Nines, Elizabeth Millard, The Processor


Craig Mullins Gives Two Thumbs Up to EMPRESS Embedded Database, Empress Press Release


Coming to an Enterprise Near You, DBAzine Podcast


Another Use for Views, Joe Celko, dbazine.com (link no longer active)


Good DBAs Work Smarter – Not Harder, Quest Software white paper


Advice for Potential DBAs, Don Burleson


Backward Looking Forward, Robert S. Seiner, TDAN.com


DB2 for z/OS Performance Primer, DBAzine white paper (link no longer active)


DB2 With Craig Mullins, Expert Answer Center


Buttering Up the End User, searchdatabase.com


View from the Top - Part 3, dbazine.com (link no longer active)


View from the Top - Part 2, dbazine.com (link no longer active)


View from the Top - Part 1, dbazine.com (link no longer active)


Database Administration, Reference for Business


Studying Database Problems in Small Businesses, by Ron T. Brown


Web Services, BI Fuel DBA Job Market, searchdatabase.com


Report from DAMA + Meta-data Conference, DSS News


Date Defends Relational Model, searchdatabase.com


DBAs, Developers Keep Alibis Handy, searchdatabase.com


Remote DBAs: Not the Next Big Thing, searchdatabase.com


Automation Alley, Intelligent Enterprise


Fabian Pascal interview, DAMA (PDF)


DB2 Questions from the Experts - Part 3

dbazine.com (link no longer active)


DB2 Questions from the Experts - Part 2

dbazine.com (link no longer active)


DB2 Questions from the Experts - Part 1

dbazine.com (link no longer active)


BMC Launches dbazine, BMC Press Release


Where do you Want to Go Next?, DB2 Magazine (link no longer active)


Who's #1?, searchdatabase.com (link no longer active)


BMC Software Appoints Craig S. Mullins as Director of DB2 Technology Planning, Reinforcing its Commitment to OS/390 Solutions, BMC Press Release (link no longer active)


Trends & Insights: Is There Life Beyond Wizards?

SQL Server Magazine


A DB2 is a DB2 is a DB2, Software Magazine


Battles lines drawn on database, Sydney Morning Herald (Dec 1, 1998)


PLATINUM technology Delivers Broadest Range of Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0.  November 16, 1998

 

PLATINUM technology Launches Database Vitality Program to Manage PeopleSoft Applications on DB2 for OS/390  November 4, 1998

A Sampling

Of White Papers

Written by
Craig S. Mullins



Best Practices for Optimizing DB2 Performance
A Mullins Consulting, Inc. White Paper for Datavail Database Services

Modernizing DB2 for z/OS with Autonomics
A Mullins Consulting, Inc. White Paper for IBM Corp.

Improve the Health and Performance of DB2 Applications
A Mullins Consulting, Inc. White Paper on Innovize IT


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