Victor Isakov (MCA, MCM, MCSM, MCT, MVP) is a Database Architect and trainer who provides consulting and training services to various organizations in the public, private, and NGO sectors globally. He regularly speaks at international conferences such as Microsoft TechEd/Ignite, PASS Summit, IT/Dev Connections and SQL Saturdays. Victor has written a number of books on SQL Server and worked with Microsoft to develop the SQL Server exams and certification. In 2017 he authored Exam Ref 70-764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure (1st Edition). He is one of only three non-Microsoft Microsoft Certified Architects in the world.