John Iczkovits is a consulting IT specialist with IBM Advanced Technical Skills. He provides DB2 for z/OS technical support and consulting services. His areas of expertise include DB2 data sharing, performance, and availability. He has 30 years of IT experience, ranging from database products such as DB2 and IMS to MVS systems support, including storage management. He has co-authored IBM Redbooks, Red papers, whitepapers, and presented at SHARE, IBM conferences, CMG, IDUG, and local DB2 users groups.