Sheeri Cabral

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Sheeri Kritzer Cabral
Sheeri Cabral 2012.jpg
Cabral in 2012
Born Sheeri Kritzer
(1978-09-17) 17 September 1978 (age 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.