Roger E. Sanders is the president of Roger Sanders Enterprises Inc. and a senior consultant corporate systems engineer with EMC Corp. He has been working with DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows since DB2 was introduced on the IBM Personal Computer (as part of OS/2 1.3 Extended Edition) and has been working in the storage industry for over a decade. He has written articles for IDUG Solutions Journal and Certification Magazine, authored DB2 tutorials and articles for IBM developerWorks, presented at several International DB2 Users Group (IDUG) and regional DB2 Users Group (RUG) conferences/meetings, taught numerous classes on DB2 Fundamentals and DB2 for LUW database administration, and is the author of 21 books on DB2 and one book on ODBC. For the past nine years, he has authored the Distributed DBA column in IBM Data Management Magazine (formerly DB2 Magazine), and he has helped IBM develop 18 DB2 for LUW certification exams. In 2008-2012, he was recognized as an IBM Champion (for data management); in 2010, he was recognized as an IBM developerWorks Contributing Author; and in 2011, he was recognized as an IBM developerWorks Professional Author.