About the Author
Sheeri K. Cabral won the MySQL Community Member of the Year award in 2007 and 2008. She organizes the Boston, Massachusetts, USA, MySQL User Group -- which she founded in November 2005 -- and produces freely available presentation videos as well as OurSQL: The MySQL Database Podcast for the Community, by the Community. You can check out her prolific blog postings at www.technocation.org.
Keith Murphy is a MySQL database administrator who has been using MySQL server since 1998. He recently formed Paragon Consulting Services (www.paragon-cs.com) to provide consulting services for companies seeking MySQL training and help with MySQL solutions ranging from everyday database administration tasks to utilizing "cloud" computing services, performance tuning and scaling. Keith blogs at blog.paragon-cs.com in addition he is the editor of MySQL Magazine (www.mysqlzine.net). Readers are invited to contact Keith by email at email@example.com.