Jessica Rockwood
Senior Manager, DB2 Performance Benchmarks, IBM

Jessica Rockwood is the senior manager for the DB2 Performance Benchmarks team at the IBM Toronto Lab in Canada.  Prior to leading the benchmark team, her most recent focus was on BLU Acceleration, working to enable other IBM products to leverage the performance enhancements for analytic workloads and building a knowledge base for the technical sales organization. Jessica has also had a wide and varied set of roles in the past including customer POCs and performance benchmarks of warehouse environments, DB2 pureScale specialist, DB2 HADR specialist, and a long history in autonomics and DB2 administration and monitoring.

The Demise of the Coffee Break

September 24, 2013 | by Jessica Rockwood, Senior Manager, DB2 Performance Benchmarks, IBM
Last week, I participated in an interesting #ibmblu twitterchat on “Workload Management for Growing Data.”  The timing of this twitterchat was quite ironic for me, as last week was one of those weeks where I constantly felt like I was never on top of anything. The big stuff kept occupying my time,...