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  • Chris Saxon
    Chris Saxon @chrisrsaxon  ·  YouTube Channel  ·  blog

    Over the past ten years Chris has worked as an Oracle developer, DBA and architect. During this time he's built up a passion for interacting with data using SQL and helping others do the same.

    Chris Saxon is the quizmaster for the Database Design competitions and an Oracle Developer Advocate for SQL. His job is to help you get the best out of the Oracle Database and have fun with SQL! He's also part of the answer team on Ask TOM and creates YouTube videos at The Magic of SQL channel.
  • Connor McDonald
    Connor McDonald @connor_mc_d  ·  YouTube Channel  ·  blog

    After starting as a COBOL programmer, Connor got hooked on Oracle in the 90's on Forms, but the database is his real passion. He's gone from Ace Director to SQL Advocate to Oracle.

    Connor McDonald is a former Oracle Ace Director, now SQL Advocate for Oracle, and over the past 18 years, has worked with systems in Australia, the UK, Southeast Asia, Western Europe, and the United States. He has co-authored three books, and has been a popular speaker at Oracle conferences around the world, specializing in topics regarding the database engine and PL/SQL. He has twice won the Inspirational Speaker award by the UK Oracle User Group in 2009 and 2011.