Tom McKinley is an IBM employee working as a team leader of a DB2 for iSeries performance team. His main focus is complex query performance associated with Business Intelligence running on Very Large DataBases. He has worked as a developer or performance analyst in the DB area since 1986. Some of his Major pieces of work include the Symmetric Multiple processing capabilities of DB2 for iSeries as well as Large Object Data types. In addition he was one of the original team to start the SQL Query Engine project. Prior to Database he work on Licensed Internal Code for System 34 and System 36.