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Alex Miller is a tech lead and engineer at Terracotta Inc, the makers of the open-source Java clustering product Terracotta. Prior to Terracotta, Alex worked at BEA Systems on the AquaLogic product line, and was Chief Architect at MetaMatrix. His interests include Java, concurrency, distributed systems, query languages, and software design.
Alex enjoys writing his blog at http://tech.puredanger.com. Along with the other members of the Terracotta team, he is a contributing author to the 2008 release The Definitive Guide to Terracotta. Alex is a frequent speaker at user groups and conferences and the founder of the Strange Loop conference in St. Louis (http://thestrangeloop.com).