Victor Isakov is a Microsoft Certified Master, Microsoft Certified Architect, and Microsoft Certified Trainer. He’s worked with SQL Server since 1994 and is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. Victor is the author of MCITP Developer: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database Solutions Design (Exam 70-441) Study Guide (Sybex, 2006) and co-author of MCITP Administrator: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Optimization and Maintenance (Exam 70-444) Study Guide (Sybex, 2007). He also co-authored the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Administrator’s Companion (Microsoft Press, 2006) and helped to create the High Availability course for Microsoft’s official curriculum. Currently Victor is based in Sydney, Australia, and provides consulting and training services to organizations worldwide.