Victor Isakov (MCA, MCM, MCT, MVP) is a Database Architect and Trainer who enjoys a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable subject matter experts on SQL Server. Victor provides consulting and training services to various organizations in the public, private and NGO sectors globally, and regularly presents at various international events and conferences. He has authored a number of books on SQL Server and worked closely with Microsoft to develop the new generation of SQL Server certification and courseware. In 2007 Victor was invited to attend the “SQL Ranger” program at Redmond. Consequently he became one of the first Microsoft Certified Architects and Microsoft Certified Masters globally.