GraphQL Radio

Show Notes:

Alessandro Volpicella is a skilled Fullstack Developer and Platform Engineering Lead at Hashnode, and is passionate about building serverless products. Sandro is at the forefront of shaping innovative developer blogging experiences. Alongside his coding endeavors, Sandro is the author of a comprehensive book on AWS Fundamentals, offering practical insights at

Topics discussed:
  • GraphQL At Hashnode
  • AWS
  • Vercel
  • Developer Blogging
  • Creating Content
  • Getting Into Tech
  • Apprenticeship
  • Studying Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Enterprise Projects
  • Side Projects
  • Bachelor Thesis
  • Hashnode’s Scale
  • Lean Team
  • Hashnode’s Architecture
  • Edge Caching
  • API Design
  • Moving To GraphQL
  • GraphQL vs REST
  • Stripe’s API Design
  • Cloudflare
  • DDoS Protection
  • MongoDB & Atlas
  • Redis
  • Hashnode’s Team
  • Caching Considerations
  • Using Stellate
  • Event Types
  • Cache Purging
  • Public API Challenges
  • Rate Limiting
  • Security Problems
  • Schema Design
  • Vercel API Functions
  • NoSQL Databases


Hashnode Engineering Blog

Blog post: Hashnode's Overall Architecture

Alessandro Volpicella Twitter

Alessandro Volpicella LinkedIn

Alessandro Volpicella GitHub

Book: AWS for the Real World

Upcoming Book: The CloudWatch Book

What is GraphQL Radio?

Max Stoiber (CEO, Stellate) and Abhi Aiyer (Tech Lead, Gatsby) dive deep into the GraphQL ecosystem with experts from the industry.

Listen in for practical tips from production power users, discussions about the evolution of the language and the tooling, the work of the GraphQL Foundation, and so much more.