Uwe Ricken is working with IT systems since the 90’s. After 6 years of operational experiences as a DBA and over 14 years as a developer of complex database models he earned in May 2013 the “Microsoft Certified Master – SQL Server 2008”. Uwe Ricken was the first MCM + MVP in Germany! He’s blogging since 2010 at sqlmaster.de about his daily experiences with Microsoft SQL Server. Uwe Ricken is a speaker on many international conferences and events and preferred topics for “Database Internals”, “Indexing” and “Development”.