Daniel Luksetich is an internationally recognized Db2 GOLD consultant, educator, author, presenter, database administrator, and application developer, focusing primarily on the IBM Db2 database product on all platforms. Daniel has 31 years Db2 experience, most of which has been spent working at customer locations in North America and Europe, building and tuning high performance, highly available Db2 systems on the z/OS, Linux, Windows, iSeries, and AIX Platforms. Dan’s experience includes extensive work within the following disciplines: Database Administration, System Programming, Performance Tuning, Database and Application Architecture, Disaster Recovery, Complex SQL, Database Design (including VLDB), Replication, Stored Procedures and User Defined Functions. Dan routinely works on databases that are larger than ten terabytes in size, and processing many millions of requests per day (both z/OS and AIX platforms). Customers have come to rely on Dan’s extensive Db2 and application knowledge when making decisions about mission critical technology deployments. Dan also excels at implementation performance audits, resulting in significant CPU savings for all size customers. Dan is a certified Db2 12 for z/OS Administrator.

Dan’s experience includes:

  • Application design and architecture
  • Business analytics
  • SQL consulting and education
  • Database administration
  • Complex SQL
  • SQL tuning
  • Db2 performance audits
  • Replication
  • Disaster recovery
  • Stored procedures, UDFs, and triggers

Dan works everyday on some of the largest and most complex Db2 implementations in the world. He is a certified Db2 DBA for Db2 for z/OS and LUW, system administrator for z/OS, and application developer, and has worked on the teams that have developed the Db2 for z/OS and LUW certification exams. He is the author of several Db2 related articles as well as the author of the Computer Associates Db2 Performance Handbook, co-author of the Db2 9 for z/OS Certification Guide and the Db2 10 for z/OS Certification Guide.