Victor Isakov (MCA, MCM, MCSM, MCT, MVP) is a Database Architect and Trainer who enjoys a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable subject matter experts on SQL Server. Victor has provided consulting and training services around the world for over 15 years. He has authored a number of books on SQL Server and worked for Microsoft to develop the SQL Server exams and certifications. Victor specializes in architecting SQL Server infrastructure and helping organization maximize their investment in SQL Server. In 2007 Victor was invited by Microsoft to attend the "SQL Ranger Program" at Redmond. Consequently he was one of the first IT professionals to achieve the Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server and Microsoft Certified Architect: SQL Server certifications globally.