Andy Patrizio

Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

5 ways your cloud migration may fail—and 5 ways to succeed

4 reasons big data projects fail—and 4 ways to succeed

4 reasons big data projects fail—and 4 ways to succeed

Nearly all big data projects end up in failure, despite all the mature technology available. Here's how to make big data efforts actually succeed

What is infrastructure as code? A big step up from server scripting

What is infrastructure as code? A big step up from server scripting

IAC is more powerful than scripting and almost a necessity in the era of cloud computing to manage all your servers

What a GPU-powered database can do for you

What a GPU-powered database can do for you

The parallel processing power of the GPU is being brought to analytics by some innovative startups, promising new levels of performance

What is a data lake? Flexible big data management explained

What is a data lake? Flexible big data management explained

A data lake can be a much more flexible repository than a data warehouse. Or it can be a trash dump that grows and grows

IBM Cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

IBM Cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Most customers choose IBM Cloud service because they are already an IBM shop, but other enterprises should give it a look as well

What is cloud-native? The modern way to develop software

What is cloud-native? The modern way to develop software

Cloud-native computing takes advantage of many modern techniques, including PaaS, multicloud, microservices, agile methodology, containers, CI/CD, and devops

Azure cloud migration guide: The tools to move your datacenter

Azure cloud migration guide: The tools to move your datacenter

Microsoft provides a bevy of tools to make migration from on-premises systems to Azure straightforward

Azure cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Azure cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Here are the most common uses for the cloud and which Microsoft Azure components you need for them

Google Cloud Platform services guide: The right tools for the job

Google Cloud Platform services guide: The right tools for the job

Here are the most common uses for the cloud and which Google Cloud Platform (GCP) components you need for them

AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Here are the most common uses for the cloud and which Amazon Web Services components you need for them

How to prevent a bad case of cloud buyer’s remorse

How to prevent a bad case of cloud buyer’s remorse

Nearly 40% of organizations with public cloud experience have moved at least some of those workloads back to on premises, mostly due to security and cost concerns

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