Author: Craig Mullins

Consultant at Mullins Consulting, Inc

Craig Mullins

Craig S. Mullins is working with Datavail and its DB2 practice to expand offerings. He is president and principal consultant at Mullins Consulting, Inc. and the publisher of The Database Site. Mullins has 30 years of experience in all facets of database management and is the author of two books: “DB2 Developer’s Guide” currently in its 6th edition and “Database Administration: The Complete Guide to DBA Practices and Procedures,” the industry’s only guide to heterogeneous DBA.

Articles Written by Craig Mullins

Is it better to use a single TIMESTAMP column or two columns, one DATE and the other TIME? Craig Mullins advises in latest blog post.

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Datavail consultant Craig Mullins blog on Null Follow-up.

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Understanding what nulls are, and how best to use them, can help you to create usable db2 databases and design useful and correct queries in your db2 applications.

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How do organizations manage their database infrastructure? Craig Mullins takes on db2 best practices in new blog post.

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Production data is information that is stored and used by professionals to conduct business processes. It must be managed to ensure its value to the organization

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Datavail consultant, Craig Mullins weighs in on resolutions that DBAs can stick to in the new year.

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As with most Db2 (and, indeed, IT) issues, the correct answer is "it depends!" Let's dig a bit deeper to explain what I mean.

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It's inevitable that DBAs will change jobs during the course of their careers. Craig Mullins outlines questions to ask a potential employer.

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CASE statements are very powerful and you should use them when you can to create elegant and optimal SQL in your DB2 applications.

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Database performance issues are all about change. Craig Mullins explains in latest blog post.

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