Sheeri Cabral

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Sheeri Kritzer Cabral
Sheeri Cabral 2012.jpg
Cabral in 2012
Born Sheeri Kritzer
1978 (age 35–36)
Ridgewood, NJ
Residence Boston area, MA
Nationality USA
Education Brandeis University
Occupation Senior DBA
Employer Mozilla Corporation
Known for MySQL
Height 5'3"
Title Database Administrator/Architect
Religion Jewish
Spouse(s) Tony Cabral 2007-
Website
Sheeri dot com

Sheeri Cabral (born 17 September 1978), née Kritzer, is a MySQL community contributor. She was chosen as the first[1] Oracle ACE Director for MySQL.[2] She won the MySQL Community Advocate, Communicator and Facilitator award in 2007[3] and again in 2008[4] for her frequent blog posts, community work, and conference/user group presentations; this sparked a keynote presentation for the 2009 MySQL User Conference & Expo on "How to be a Community Superhero".[5] She delivered another community keynote entitled, "Under New Management: Next Steps for the Community" [6] at the same conference in 2010. In 2012, she won the MySQL Community Award again [7] for her work founding and co-hosting the OurSQL podcast.

Cabral wrote the MySQL Administrator's Bible,[8] and has edited the O'Reilly books SQL Hacks[9](2007), High Performance MySQL 2nd edition[10](2008), and C.J. Date's How to Write Accurate SQL Code.[11] Cabral developed and maintains a new version of mysqltuner[12] (with permission from Major Hayden for the name).

Cabral has a Master's Degree in Computer Science from Brandeis University and is MySQL 5.0 DBA Certified and MySQL Core Certified.[13]

Other notable work[edit]

  • Program Committee Member for the Open Source Convention (OSCon) for 2011 and 2012[14]
  • IOUG MySQL Council Member, 2011–present[15]
  • MySQL Track Manager for Collaborate 2011[16]
  • Organizer of OpenSQLCamp Boston[17]
  • Program Committee Member for the 2010 MySQL User Conference & Expo[18]
  • Organizer of the 2009 MySQL Camp[19]
  • Boston MySQL User Group Founder and frequent speaker[20]
  • Technocation, Inc Founder and Treasurer 2004–present (2010)[21]
  • Volunteer DBA work for The Human Creativity Project[22]
  • MySQL Podcast ("OurSQL"), November 2006 – February 2009, December 2010 – present[23][24]

Cabral has worked as a Systems Administrator for Tufts University; a Database Administrator for Guardium, Inc, Manhunt.net and The Pythian Group and a Database Operations Manager for PalominoDB, Inc. She currently works as a Senior Database Administrator/Architect at Mozilla.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet the First Oracle ACE Director in MySQL -- Sheeri Cabral". pythian.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  2. ^ http://blogs.oracle.com/otn/2010/04/welcome_oracle_ace_directors_f
  3. ^ "Planet MySQL". planet.mysql.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  4. ^ "Planet MySQL". blogs.mysql.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  5. ^ "O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo 2011 - O'Reilly Conferences, April 11 - 14, 2011, Santa Clara, CA". mysqlconf.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  6. ^ "Under New Management: Next Steps for the Community: O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo 2010 - O'Reilly Conferences, April 12 - 15, 2010, Santa Clara, CA". en.oreilly.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  7. ^ "MySQL Community Awards 2012: And the winners are... | OpenLife.cc". openlife.cc. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  8. ^ "Wiley: MySQL Administrator's Bible - Sheeri K. Cabral, Keith Murphy". web.archive.org. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  9. ^ "SQL Hacks". scribd.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  10. ^ http://www.scribd.com/doc/15490578/High-Performance-MySQL-by-OReilly-Media
  11. ^ Date, C.J. (2009). SQL and Relational Theory: How to Write Accurate SQL Code. O'Reilly Media. ISBN 9780596555429. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  12. ^ "mysqltuner in Launchpad". launchpad.net. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  13. ^ "Testimonials | Sheeri dot com". web.archive.org. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  14. ^ "About: OSCON 2011 - O'Reilly Conferences, July 25 - 29, 2011, Portland, OR". en.oreilly.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  15. ^ http://www.ioug.org/portals/0/MySQL_Council_release.docx
  16. ^ http://www.ioug.org/Events/IOUGWelcomesMySQL/tabid/164/Default.aspx#624
  17. ^ http://opensqlcamp.org/Events/Boston2010/
  18. ^ "About: O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo 2010 - O'Reilly Conferences, April 12 - 15, 2010, Santa Clara, CA". en.oreilly.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  19. ^ "404 Not Found". blogs.sun.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  20. ^ "The Boston MySQL Meetup Group (Boston, MA) - Meetup". meetup.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  21. ^ "Technocation, Inc.". technocation.org. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  22. ^ "the human creativity project : Who". humancreativity.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  23. ^ "Connecting to the iTunes Store.". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24. 
  24. ^ "OurSQL: MySQL Database Community Podcast". technocation.org. Retrieved 2014-10-24.