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

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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New blog post takes you through a couple DB2 features in order to help you read your data in the database correctly.

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Most DBAs have struggled with the pros and cons of choosing one data type over another. This blog post discusses different situations.

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Craig Mullins' blog post maps out the process for developers who need to retrieve a limited number of qualifying rows from a table.

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The dirty read capability can provide relief to concurrency problems for faster performance. Make sure to understand the implications of the UR isolation level.

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It is important for DB2 DBAs and application programmers to know the four isolation levels and their impact on SQL in order to control concurrency and locking.

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Keeping track of database objects and ensuring that each object is created, formatted and maintained properly is the goal of database structure integrity.

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Craig Mullins' blog post takes users through the different approaches to access path management in order to develop strategies on how to REBIND your programs.

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