Terry Purcell

Episode 10 · March 22nd, 2017 · 48 mins 19 secs

About this Episode

Terry Purcell is the development leader and architect of the DB2 for z/OS Optimizer at IBM. He has worked with DB2 for nearly 25 years, spending over 10 years as a customer and consultant, before he made the move into DB2 Development. He's a very well-known speaker at conferences, and has been named a Top 10 speaker at over 15 IDUG conferences.

In this episode, Terry talks about In this episode, Terry tells us about how DB2 education has changed over the last 20 years; dealing with the long delay between coming up with an idea and it being adopted by customers; and he gives us a glimpse into the world of competitive stair climbing.