Pinal Dave is an SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and independent consultant with over 21 years of hands-on experience. He holds a Master of Science degree and numerous database certifications. Pinal has authored 14 SQL Server database books and 42 Pluralsight courses. To freely share his knowledge and help others build their expertise, Pinal has also written more than 5,500 database tech articles on his blog at https://blog.sqlauthority.com.
I'm a passionate software developer, mentor, and entrepreneur with a decade of experience building mission-critical software applications in complex domains such as banking, air traffic management, maritime safety, and identity management. Nothing satisfies me more than providing real value to customers while building robust software solutions that are easy to maintain and evolve.
I love sharing my skills and experience with others. I started to publish coding tutorials on YouTube in 2015, becam... moree a Pluralsight author in 2018.
Axel Sirota is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with a deep interest in Deep Learning and Machine Learning Operations. He has a Masters degree in Mathematics and after researching in Probability, Statistics and Machine Learning optimisation, he works as an AI and Cloud Consultant as well as being an Author and Instructor at Pluralsight, Develop Intelligence, and O'Reilly Media.
Douglas Starnes is a tech author, professional explainer and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in developer technologies in Memphis, TN. He is published on Pluralsight, Real Python and SkillShare. Douglas is co-director of the Memphis Python User Group, Memphis .NET User Group, Memphis Xamarin User Group and Memphis Power Platform User Group. He is also on the organizing committees of Scenic City Summit in Chattanooga, and TDevConf, a virtual conference in the state of Tennessee. A frequent c... moreonference and user group speaker, Douglas has delivered more than 70 featured presentations and workshops at more than 35 events over the past 10 years. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree with an emphasis on Music Composition from the University of Memphis.
Buddhini is a Senior Java Engineer having over 14 years of industry experience working with multi-national Software Companies. She has worked in many mission-critical projects in domains such as Supply Chain Management, POS & Electronic Content Management, mainly based on the Java & Java EE tech stack. As a result of her love for teaching & mentoring, at present she is an Author for several leading online learning platforms including Pluralsight. She is also an Independent Consultant for a Sril... moreankan –Australian Software Company. Buddhini has been a Visiting Lecturer in IT at a leading private campus in Sri Lanka, teaching & mentoring students and providing guidance to them in completing their final year projects. In addition, she also devotes her time as the Director IT Solutions & Trainer at eSolve Business Solutions, a company she founded with her business partner. She holds a B.Sc. in Computing & Information Systems from the London Metropolitan Uni. and a MBA from the Uni. of Wales. She has SCJP & SCWCD certifications from Sun Microsystems, Inc. Buddhini is passionate about sharing her knowledge with others and always looks for best ways to deliver content for the benefit of the learners.