Andrew Binstock

Contributing Editor

Andrew Binstock has reviewed hardware and software for InfoWorld for almost a decade. During that time, he was also the editor in chief of Dr. Dobb's. Previously, he was a technology analyst at Pricewaterhousecoopers. He is a long-time software developer and contributes to open-source projects.

Desktop virtualization review: VMware Workstation vs. Oracle VirtualBox

The best hardware and software of the year

InfoWorld's 2011 Technology of the Year Awards recognize the best products at the forefront of today's top data center, desktop, mobile, and programming trends

Up from Nehalem: Westmere-based Dell Precision workstation wows

Intel's new six-core chip delivers even more processing power to midrange workstations

ERP gone bad: Lessons from real-world failures

Spectacular flameouts have much to teach managers about the right way to run projects

InfoWorld review: Top Java programming tools

Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, and Oracle JDeveloper continue Java's tradition of rich and diverse development tools

Top five scripting languages on the JVM

Groovy and JRuby lead a strong field, with Scala, Fantom, and Jython following behind

InfoWorld review: Virtualization for development and test

VMware, VMLogix, Surgient, and Skytap lab managers ace virtual machine configuration, deployment, and teardown, with some key differences in features and ease

InfoWorld review: Dell, HP, and Lenovo rack servers

Dual-processor Nehalem Xeon rack servers sport sizzling performance, excellent serviceability, and variations in price and power efficiency

Dell M6500 review addendum: Vsync and Nvidia graphics performance

If you're willing to sacrifice some image quality, you can blow the roof off the Viewperf graphics benchmark

InfoWorld review: The Dell Precision M6500 is a true workstation in a notebook

Only high-end workstations deliver more client side firepower than the M6500, but they certainly don’t come in such an attractive package

InfoWorld review: Dell's virtualization servers surge ahead

Dell PowerEdge R805 and R905 servers, based on AMD's hexacore Opteron CPUs, are far faster, cheaper, and more efficient than models that shipped only a year ago

How Intel Nehalem processors and Windows 7 work together

The result is better performance, improved power consumption, or both, depending on the number of threads in your application

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