Ian Hopkins is a second Year Computer Science student at the University of Dalhousie in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is currently employed at the University of Saskatchewan as a Research Assistant on a Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Grant.


  1. PHP Database Programming with DB2

    Having made the leap from MySQL to IBM’s proprietary DB2 universal database, Ian explains how easy it is to get set up and start using DB2 – and why you’d bother. His how-to unmasks the benefits and pitfalls of this robust solution.