Ember is a Db2 Lead DBA and Delivery Manager at XTIVIA. She is responsible for the design, build, and management of a wide range of Db2 databases for multiple clients. Ember has 16+ years of experience with Db2 on Linux, Unix, and Windows platforms. She is the founder and principal author of the popular db2commerce.com technical blog where she educates herself and others through example and case study. Ember is an IBM Gold Consultant and IBM Champion in Information Management.