Rob Strong provides technical consultation to IBM Business Partners on Information Management products. He has more than twenty years of experience with DB2 databases on multiple platforms, from conception through implementation and support. Much of this experience was acquired creating high performance, high availability solutions for IBM's own manufacturing lines. He is a Certified IT Architect. He is an expert in data systems architecture, data modeling, data access, and in application development and maintenance processes.
Hana Curtis is a member of the DB2 Continuing Engineering team at the IBM Toronto Software Laboratory focusing on product serviceability. Previously, she held positions in DB2 Development and Quality Assurance and was a database consultant working with IBM Business Partners to enable their applications to DB2. Hana is one of the authors of the book: DB2 SQL Procedural Language for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (Prentice Hall, 2003).