Craig is a frequent contributor to computer industry publications, having authored hundreds of articles on database and data management topics over the years. His articles have appeared in popular industry magazines including DM Review, DBMS, Enterprise Tech Journal, DB2 Magazine, Oracle Update, SQL Server Update, and many others.
Craig writes several regular columns including a monthly column called The DBA Corner for Database Trends and Applications magazine;as well as regular articles and posts for Planet Mainframe, Toad World, TDAN, SearchDataManagement, and Datavail. He is also a regular contributor to several online data-
Craig S. Mullins
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What are the Database Scalability Methods?
NuoDB Blog, February 14, 2018.
This article discusses the predominant architectures for implementing database clustering to achieve scalability.
Db2 Best Practices.
datAvail Blog, February 13, 2018.
What do we mean by Database Scalability?
NuoDB Blog, February 9, 2018.
At a high level, both scalability and elasticity help to improve availability and performance when demand is changing, but what exactly are these two things? And how do scalability and elasticity help to improve availability and performance?
The term “big data” has been bandied about for quite some time now, to the point where it seems to have lost meaning. This month’s DBA Corner column explains why this is not necessarily a bad thing and you can use it to your advantage.
For DevOps and continuous delivery methodologies to succeed, tighter database integration is required.
What is Production Data?
datAvail Blog, January 16, 2018.
I was asked to provide a definition of “production “data” so I figured I’d find a good definition with a web search. I didn’t… so I wrote one that sounds good to me. What do you think?
IBM Z, January 8, 2018.
Application and database changes must be tightly coupled and orchestrated in tandem for successful DevOps.
One of the most time-
This month’s DBA Corner column explains the importance of blockchain including what it is, how it works, and why it can be transformational.
Some New Year’s Resolutions for DBAs.
datAvail Blog, January 2, 2018.
At the beginning over every year many of us take the time to make resolutions for the upcoming year. Here are some thoughts on the New Year’s resolutions you might be wise to make as a DBA in 2018.
Articles Published in 2018