About the Author
Matt Huras, B.ASc., M.Eng., is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, and a senior architect for the DB2 on the Linux, UNIX, and Windows platform. He focuses on database kernel, which includes the data management, index management, locking, concurrency, and other protocols. Matt's most recent project role was the lead architect of DB2 pureScale--a new feature focusing on delivering new levels of scalability and availability.
Paul Awad, B.Sc., is an IBM Project Manager whose main focus is DB2 pureScale. Paul has held several leadership positions at IBM, including roles in support, the Project Office, and the Collaboration Center. Paul is currently the DB2 pureScale Product Manager, and in this role he has influence over the DB2 pureScale product, customer, and market feedback channels for the offering as well as enabling the product to market.
Aamer Sachedina, B.Eng., P.Eng., is a Senior Technical Staff Member and IBM Master Inventer at the IBM Toronto Lab. Over the years, he contributed to the design of the DB2 kernel, was the architect of DB2's Automatic Storage, and most recently headed the active-active availability effort as HA architect on the DB2 pureScale project.