Michael McLaughlin, Oracle ACE, is a professor at BYU - Idaho in the Computer Information Technology Department of the Business and Communication School. He teaches courses on IT management, databases, and systems analysis and design. Michael is the author of Oracle Database 11g PL/SQL Programming, Oracle Database 10g Express Edition PHP Web Programming, and Oracle Database 11g & MySQL 5.6 Developer Handbook. He is the co-author of Oracle Database 11g PL/SQL Programming Workbook, Oracle Database 10g PL/SQL Programming, Expert Oracle PL/SQL, and Oracle Database AJAX & PHP Web Application Development. Michael worked at Oracle Corporation for more than eight years, most recently as the senior applications upgrade manger in E-Business Suite Release Engineering.