Oracle ACE Spotlight Sheeri Cabral , Oracle ACE Director
Sheeri K. Cabral has a master’s degree in computer science specializing in databases from Brandeis University and a background in systems administration. Unstoppable as a volunteer and activist since age 14, Cabral founded and organizes the Boston, Massachusetts, USA, MySQL User Group and is the creator and co-host of OurSQL: The MySQL Database Community Podcast, available on iTunes.
She was the first MySQL Oracle ACE Director, and is the founder (and current treasurer) of Technocation, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing resources and educational grants for IT professionals. She wrote the MySQL Administrator’s Bible and has been a technical editor for high-profile O’Reilly books such as High Performance MySQL 2nd Edition and CJ Date’s SQL and Relational Theory.
Sheeri is an avid fiber lover and serves as treasurer of the Common Cod Fiber Guild. She spins, knits and weaves. She also loves to travel, and tries to pick up souvenir yarn when visiting a new country.
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India is a primary hub for information technology and a station for most software development centers and support centers for Oracle applications. The Oracle community in India comprise of over several thousand users. In a large country like India, such user concentration is not in just one location or one IT park, but spread across the length and breadth of the entire country.
ACE Director Murali Vallath, in conjunction with AIOUG (All India Usergroup), has organized the evangelist event "OTN Yathra 2013" Feb 15-27th. This "yathra" or tour will include a series of 6 conferences across 6 major cities in a time period of 2 weeks and will feature 8 Oracle ACE speakers.
The goal of the tour is to bring the Oracle community together, provide awareness and improve the level of knowledge, and to increase the networking between users in the region. The tour will also engage with recently graduated students who have completed their engineering degree to further educate those who are considering going down the IT career path. Read more here.
A userful post written by Oracle ACE Rolando Carraso about Oracle BPM Process Accelerators and how Oracle has not only provided packed processes, but also a methodology, a set of best practices for deploying Oracle BPM processes.
SQL injection is considered to be a top ten database threat, therefore understanding these threats is very important for any company trying to secure their data. Read this post written by Oracle ACE Osama Mustafa Hussein on protecting your vulnerability and getting access to sensitive data using standard SQL statement.
Coleen Phillimore, is a Hotspot veteran and hers and the work of many others build the cornerstones of every single line of Java ever written. This is ACE Director Markus Eisele's 21st guest of the Heroes of Java series.
Speaking at OTN Yathra 2013 (Feb 2013) Murali Vallath (organizer) - ACE Director, DB Harshad Oak - ACE Director, Java Champion, OFM Lucas Jellema - ACE Director, OFM Edward Roske - ACE Director, BI Raj Mattamal - ACE Director, DB Hans Forbrich - ACE Director, DB Aman Sharma - Oracle ACE, DB Satyendra Kumar - Oracle ACE, DB
Speaking at UTOUG Training Days (Mar 2013) Scott Spendolini - ACE Director, DB Brad Brown - ACE Director, DB Peter Koletzke - ACE Director, OFM Daniel Morgan - ACE Director, DB Tim Gorman - ACE Director, DB Michael McLaughlin - Oracle ACE, DB John King - Oracle ACE, DB Mike Swing - Oracle ACE, DB
Speaking at OUG Ireland (Mar 2013) Roel Hartman - ACE Director, DB Debra Lilley - ACE Director, Apps Simon Haslam - ACE Director, OFM Mark Rittman - ACE Director, BI Frits Hoogland - ACE Director, DB Lonneke Dikmans - ACE Director, OFM Emre Baransel - Oracle ACE, DB Brendan Tierney - Oracle ACE, DB Marcin Przepiorowski - Oracle ACE, DB
Organizing/Speaking at DB Masters Event (Mar 2013) Christian Pfundtner - Oracle ACE, DB