Roland Bouman

Certification Developer, MySQL A.B.

Roland has been working in IT since 1998. During his career he gained expertise in database application development and BI/CI, mainly with database products like Oracle and MS SQL Server. He also has considerable experience with XML/XSLT and information analysis.

Since 2005, Roland has become increasingly interested in the MySQL RDBMS. He started actively participating in the MySQL user community. As a result of these efforts, he has been awarded the MySQL 2005 Beta Challenge, and the MySQL 2005 Forum Leader of the year.

Currently, Roland is working for MySQL A.B. as certification developer. He maintains a blog at