Alex Williams Alex Williams is a seasoned full-stack developer and the owner of Hosting Data UK. After graduating from the University of London with a major in IT, Alex worked as a developer leading various projects for clients from all over the world for almost 10 years. Recently, Alex switched to being an independent IT consultant and started his own blog. There, he explores web development, data management, digital marketing, and solutions for online business owners just starting out.

Stories by Alex Williams

NoSQL Wide-Column Stores Demystified

NoSQL wide-column stores demystified


The NoSQL wide-column store database model stores data in columns rather than rows, making it perfect for queries.

Alex Williams
Mar 3, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Webassembly Runtimes Compared

WebAssembly runtimes compared


With the release of Wasmer 1.0, it’s worth exploring other WebAssembly runtimes available today, as well as the exciting WASI interface.

Alex Williams
Apr 7, 2021 ⋅ 6 min read