Lead Db2 DBA and Delivery Manager
Ian Bjorhovde is the Lead Db2 DBA and Delivery Manager for XTIVIA, and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. He has spent over 20 years as a consultant developing and supporting large and small Db2 databases for clients in many different industries.Ian is an IBM Gold Consultant and IBM Champion. He volunteers for the International DB2 Users Group and holds numerous DB2 certifications. He hosts the Create Database podcast, co-hosts The Whole Package Cache Podcast, and has presented at many RUG, IDUG and IBM conferences around the world.
Marc Petros is a junior DBA for XTIVIA, primarily working with Db2 for the VDBA team. He’s well-versed in Db2 and also has significant experience in PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server. With a certification in MS MTA database fundamentals — and working towards his Db2 LUW Fundamentals certification — Marc scripts, sets permissions, and maintains client records/settings for VDBA. In his free time, he enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with his two children.