About Me

Jeremy Cole

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Personal Bio

Jeremy lives with his wife Adrienne, his son Liam, his two daughters Evelynne and Madeleine, and two cats on a ranch in Virginia City Highlands, Nevada. On July 10, 2004, Adrienne Wilson and Jeremy Cole were married in Clarksville, Tennessee. Their first child, Liam Alexander was born on March 2, 2007 in Reno, Nevada. Their second child, Evelynne Sofia was born on January 6, 2010 in San Jose, California. Their third child, Madeleine Noelle was born on December 10, 2011 in San Jose, California. Jeremy frequents the Kiva.org web site, always looking for new entrepreneurs to fund; check his Kiva lender profile to see his recent loans. Jeremy is an Instrument-Rated Private Pilot, Airplane, Single Engine, Land and flies frequently from Reno (KRNO).

Professional Bio

Jeremy Cole is a long-time MySQL Geek and pioneer of MySQL scalability. Jeremy started his MySQL adventure in 2000 as the fourteenth employee of a startup: MySQL AB. His initial work was primarily on documentation and core development, soon transitioning into support, and finally running the training and consulting organization during his four and a half years there. After MySQL, Jeremy coined the “MySQL Geek” title at Yahoo!, supporting hundreds of internal users of MySQL and many thousands of MySQL servers within Yahoo!’s infrastructure, as well as building a large team of MySQL experts around the world. Jeremy went on to found one of the premier MySQL consulting companies, Proven Scaling, which during its more than three years of operation provided detailed advice, optimization, new tools, and hands-on DBA and emergency support to more than 100 influential companies. For more than two years, Jeremy managed the growing team of DBAs at Twitter, keeping the world tweeting. Following Twitter, Jeremy spent four years working on MySQL and Cloud SQL at Google. Jeremy is currently on sabbatical working on personal projects and volunteering.

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