Alexandru Popescu Discusses the Site Architecture

Posted in Development, Databases, Cloud Computing, Conferences on October 03, 2008

Alexandru Popescu Discusses the Site Architecture

In this interview from QCon London 2008, InfoQ Chief Architect Alexandru Popescu discusses the architecture of InfoQ, integrating WebWork and DWR, Hibernate and JCR, Hibernate scalability, MySQL replication, the new InfoQ video streaming system, the video encoding process, site search, and future plans for InfoQ.

Alexandru Popescu is Chief Architect and co-founder of He is involved in many open source initiatives and bleeding-edge technologies, being co-founder of the TestNG Framework and a committer on the WebWork and Magnolia projects. Alexandru formerly was one of three committers on the AspectWerkz project before it merged with AspectJ. He blogs at

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