|Sheeri K. Cabral|
Sheeri K. Cabral
1978 (age 35–36)
|Residence||Boston area, MA|
|Spouse(s)||Tony Cabral 2007-|
|Sheeri dot com|
Sheeri K. Cabral (born 17 September 1978), née Kritzer, is a MySQL community contributor. She was chosen as the first Oracle ACE Director for MySQL in 2010 along with Ronald Bradford. She won the MySQL Community Advocate, Communicator and Facilitator award in 2007 and again in 2008 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". She delivered another community keynote entitled, "Under New Management: Next Steps for the Community"  at the same conference in 2010. In 2012, she won the MySQL Community Award again  for her work founding and co-hosting the OurSQL podcast.
Cabral wrote the MySQL Administrator's Bible, and has edited the O'Reilly books SQL Hacks(2007), High Performance MySQL 2nd edition(2008), and C.J. Date's How to Write Accurate SQL Code. Cabral developed and maintains a new version of mysqltuner (with permission from Major Hayden for the name).
Other notable work
- Program Committee Member for the Open Source Convention (OSCon) for 2011 and 2012
- IOUG MySQL Council Member, 2011–present
- MySQL Track Manager for Collaborate 2011
- Organizer of OpenSQLCamp Boston
- Program Committee Member for the 2010 MySQL User Conference & Expo
- Organizer of the 2009 MySQL Camp
- Boston MySQL User Group Founder and frequent speaker
- Technocation, Inc Founder and Treasurer 2004–present (2010)
- Volunteer DBA work for The Human Creativity Project
- MySQL Podcast ("OurSQL"), November 2006 – February 2009, December 2010 – present
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.