Craig Mullins

Craig S. Mullins is a data management strategist and principal consultant for Mullins Consulting, Inc. He has three decades of experience in the field of database management, including working with DB2 for z/OS since Version 1. Craig is also an IBM Information Champion and is the author of two books: DB2 Developer’s Guide and Database Administration:The Complete Guide to Practices and Procedures. You can contact Craig via his website.


The Lifecycle of Data

Most data is not static. No, data has a life in which it changes, is used for perhaps multiple purposes,…


Everything is Big Data

The term “big data” has been bandied about for a number of years now, and it has gotten to the…


The Mainframe is a Modern Platform

Mainframes continue to excel at traditional tasks such as high-speed transaction processing and running large batch workloads. Mainframes also can…


Introduction to Blockchain for DBAs

Blockchain is a distributed, shared, permissioned ledger for recording transactions with consensus, provenance, immutability, and finality. It is the technology…


We Need Data Ethics Now

What are the ethics of collecting, managing, and analyzing data? Have we given sufficient thought to that question? Is it…