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.

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

Six-core Dell Precision workstation wows

In July of last year, I reviewed a group of new Nehalem-based workstations from Dell, Hewlett-Packard, and Lenovo. The outstanding characteristic of these machines was the terrific performance conferred by the new Intel processor...

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

Review: Top Java programming tools

Good programmers invariably have a deep, intimate knowledge of their development environments -- be they full-blown IDEs, such as those reviewed here, or editors, such as emacs and vi/vim. This familiarity would suggest a high bar to...

InfoWorld review: Top Java programming tools

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

The best open source application development software: 2010

Bossies 2010: Application development InfoWorld's Best of Open Source Software Awards, chosen annually by Test Center editors and reviewers, recognize the best open source software for developers, IT organizations, and the business...

The best open source applications

Bossies 2010: Applications InfoWorld's Best of Open Source Software Awards (aka Bossies), chosen annually by Test Center editors and reviewers, recognize the best open source software for business users. This year's top picks among...

Top five scripting languages on the JVM

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

Review: Virtual lab managers face off

As virtualization continues its fast run at transforming IT, many organizations are starting to employ the technology to create and manage transiently configured systems. These systems are typically assembled for a one-off project...

InfoWorld review: Virtual lab managers face off

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

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