Cadalyst Author

Alex Herrera


With more than 25 years of engineering, marketing, and management experience in the semiconductor industry, Alex Herrera is a consultant focusing on high-performance graphics and workstations. Author of frequent articles covering both the business and technology of graphics, he is also responsible for the Workstation Report series, published by Jon Peddie Research.


Article
Is Cloud-Based CAD Ready for Prime Time? Part 3   31 Jul, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Herrera on Hardware: A new generation of server-side technologies offer high-performance, interactive computing for CAD.

Article
Select the Appropriate GPU for Your CAD Workflow — and Your Budget, Part 2   24 Jul, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Understand how power consumption, support for multiple monitors, and other factors can impact your choice.

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Is Cloud-Based CAD Ready for Prime Time? Part 2   8 Jul, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Herrera on Hardware: Centralized, server-side graphical computing technology is on the upswing — but will it stay that way?

Article
Select the Appropriate GPU for Your CAD Workflow — and Your Budget, Part 1    12 Jun, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

The time you invest in choosing the right graphics processing unit will pay off in increased productivity.

Article
Is Cloud-Based CAD Ready for Prime Time? Part 1   31 May, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Herrera on Hardware: Centralized, server-side graphical computing technology is on the upswing. Should you care where your computer is?

Article
How Fast Is It? Assess Your Graphics Hardware   21 May, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Herrera on Hardware: Although benchmark tests may be imperfect tools, they are a valuable source of performance data.

Article
How Much GPU Memory Do You Need for CAD?   30 Apr, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

To answer this question, start by learning how the technology affects your workflow.

Article
GTC 2014: A Virtual Showcase for Tomorrow's CAD Tools   27 Mar, 2014
By: Alex Herrera

Nvidia’s Graphics Technology Conference demonstrates that the computer graphics industry can never have enough applications.

Article
Entry-Level to High-End: What You Get for Your Workstation Dollar   15 Sep, 2011
By: Alex Herrera

Sidebar for How to Configure a Workstation for CAD

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How to Configure a Workstation for CAD   15 Sep, 2011
By: Alex Herrera

Cadalyst Labs Report: Performance, longevity, value: Your next system can have it all if you know how to shop. We’re here to help.

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