PAUL C. ZIKOPOULOS is Database Specialist, DB2 Certified Advanced Technical Expert, and DB2 Certified Customer Solutions Expert for IBM in Toronto, Canada. He is a co-author of DB2: The Complete Reference, DB2 Fundamentals Certification for Dummies, DB2 For Windows For Dummies, and A DBA's Guide to Databases on Linux.
GEORGE BAKLARZ, IBM Senior Manager for DB2 Technical Sales Support, works closely with customers to help them understand new DB2 technology, and to gain their feedback for improving DB2 products. George is also a co-author of the DB2 Universal Database v8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Guide.
DIRK deROOS is a member of the DB2 Information Development team, specializing in database monitoring and DB2 application development. Dirk is a DB2 Certified Solutions Expert.
ROMAN B. MELNYK is a senior member of the DB2 Information Development team, specializing in database administration, DB2 utilities, and SQL. During more than eight years at IBM, Roman has written numerous DB2 books, articles, and other related materials. Roman recently co-authored DB2: The Complete Reference, DB2 Fundamentals Certification for Dummies, and DB2 For Windows For Dummies.