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.

Is AI ready to fly solo in your data center?

8 misleading AI myths — and the realities behind them

8 misleading AI myths — and the realities behind them

With all of the hype around AI and machine learning come many factual inaccuracies. Let’s separate the truth from the fiction

Can developers dictate how their software is used?

Can developers dictate how their software is used?

The politics of the Silicon Valley are colliding with customers and impacting innocent bystanders who put their trust in open source software.

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

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

Cloud migrations should benefit the application, IT, and the business. Here's how to avoid the pitfalls and reap the rewards

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

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