How to be a MySQL Community Superhero

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Sheeri K. Cabral, a two-time winner of the MySQL Community Advocate award, passes the baton to the next generation of MySQL Community superheroes — you! Though you cannot fly or have X-ray vision, Sheeri will explain how you can make a difference in the MySQL Community without writing a single line of code.

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Sheeri K. Cabral

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Sheeri K. Cabral has a master’s degree in computer science specializing in databases from Brandeis University. She has background as a systems administrator; has worked with Oracle, Sybase, DB2, Solaris, RedHat/Fedora, AIX, and HP-UX. Unstoppable as a volunteer and activist since age 14, Cabral founded and organizes the Boston, Massachusetts, USA, MySQL User group, and wrote the MySQL Administrator’s Bible ( She currently works for PalominoDB, a remote database management company

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04/22/2009 4:14am PDT

Slides for the talk are now available! (see “Presentation” link at top of page.)

Picture of Peter Thung
04/22/2009 3:24am PDT

Great keynote… Lots of nuggets of info… where do you get the slide? Where can you get more info on live tweets?

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