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.

Micron ships high density SATA-based SSDs for data centers

IDC: Enterprises still moving workloads back from the cloud

IDC: Enterprises still moving workloads back from the cloud

Cloud performance issues can force workloads back on-premises and prevent some from getting to the cloud in the first place.

New PCI Express spec doubles the bit rate

New PCI Express spec doubles the bit rate

PCIe continues to double its data rate, targeting 800G Ethernet and cloud computing.

StorONE enables HDD connectivity over NVMe-oF

StorONE enables HDD connectivity over NVMe-oF

New enterprise storage system can connect NVMe SSDs and HDDs on one platform, which means users don’t have to maintain separate all-flash and hard-disk arrays.

High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM) delivers impressive performance gains

High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM) delivers impressive performance gains

Chip-level breakthrough boosts supercomputers and artificial intelligence (AI) applications

AMD ups its supercomputer components

AMD ups its supercomputer components

A new AMD accelerated processing unit will deliver 8-times the performance of its current top ACU that powers the world's first exascale supercomputer.

Pure Storage upgrades AI platform built on Nvidia DGX systems

Pure Storage upgrades AI platform built on Nvidia DGX systems

AIRI//S is a scalable AI infrastructure that integrates Pure’s scale-out storage with Nvidia compute systems.

RSA: Intel reference design to accelerate SASE, other security tasks

RSA: Intel reference design to accelerate SASE, other security tasks

Intel says its reference design will enable accelerator cards to offload security processing from server CPUs without requiring more rack space.

Ampere trials AmpereOne server processor with customers

Ampere trials AmpereOne server processor with customers

Next generation of Ampere’s server processors features customized Arm cores and is aimed at cloud data centers.

ISC ’22: The AMD-Intel-Nvidia HPC race heats up

ISC ’22: The AMD-Intel-Nvidia HPC race heats up

At the International Supercomputer Conference, processor rivals AMD, Intel, and Nvidia talk up recent successes, future plans.

Vultr offers affordable access to Nvidia GPUs

Vultr offers affordable access to Nvidia GPUs

Cloud services provider Vultr is offering fractional Nvidia A100 GPU instances for customers that don’t need the full power of more expensive options.

Nvidia announces HPC and edge reference designs, liquid cooling plans

Nvidia announces HPC and edge reference designs, liquid cooling plans

Nvidia has four new compute-node reference designs for for demanding tasks including AI training, high-performance computing, digital twin modeling, and cloud graphics.

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