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.

What is a data lake? Flexible big data management explained

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

How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your company?

How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your company?

Wi-Fi is often difficult to use, which kills productivity on the road, and it costs businesses nearly $3 billion a year

Internet2 at 20: Alive and kicking

Internet2 at 20: Alive and kicking

After building the 8.8Tb OpenFlow-based SDN network linking university researchers, Internet 2 pivots to R&D, new apps, cloud services

How to conquer the SQL Server 2005 migration challenge

How to conquer the SQL Server 2005 migration challenge

Moving SQL Server 2005 data will be the easy part compared to the app migrations

Still running Windows Server 2003? Here's your end-of-support plan

Many companies are not migrating off Windows Server 2003 despite its impending end of support. Here's what you can do to protect your business if this is your situation.

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