Column: Herrera on Hardware
Herrera on Hardware: GPU Technology Conference Article
Herrera on Hardware: GPU Technology Conference   18 Apr, 2019

NVIDIA Builds Critical Mass for RTX Rendering Acceleration in CAD.More>>

Herrera on Hardware: The Modern Workstation — A Litmus Test for Today Article
The Modern Workstation — A Litmus Test for Today   21 Mar, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: What makes up a workstation today?More>>

A Compelling Example of AI in CAD: Autodesk’s Take on Generative Design Article
A Compelling Example of AI in CAD: Autodesk’s Take on Generative Design   19 Feb, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: Both evolutionary and revolutionary uses are emerging for artificial intelligence (AI) in CAD, which is making a splash from NVIDIA rendering applications to Autodesk Fusion 360 — and suggesting serious synergy with virtual workstations.More>>

The Origin and Evolution of the Modern Workstation Article
The Origin and Evolution of the Modern Workstation   31 Jan, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: Where did today’s workstation come from, and who — besides CAD users — relies on it? More>>

Intel’s Optane Comes to CAD Workstations — for a Price Article
Intel’s Optane Comes to CAD Workstations — for a Price   31 Dec, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: It’s not cheap yet, but Optane technology improves performance on several fronts, especially for high-demand storage solutions.More>>

Herrera on Hardware: A Case Study in Virtual Workstations for CAD Article
A Case Study in Virtual Workstations for CAD   29 Nov, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: The experience of architecture and engineering firm Mead & Hunt presents a compelling proof point for a new CAD computing paradigm.More>>

CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 5: The Datacenter Workstation Addresses Modern CAD Challenges Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 5: The Datacenter Workstation Addresses Modern CAD Challenges   30 Sep, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: Now that we’ve explored the array of local workstation options, it’s time to look at the benefits and drawbacks of those located in remote datacenters.More>>

CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 4: New Flavors of Mobile Workstations Diversify the Spectrum Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 4: New Flavors of Mobile Workstations Diversify the Spectrum   2 Aug, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: As mobile workstations become ever more popular, the form-factor options buyers have to choose from are expanding to include exotic display types and portability options.More>>

CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 2: Mobiles Move Front and Center Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 3: Mobiles Move Front and Center   19 Jul, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: Mobile workstations have boomed since their relatively recent introduction. What does that indicate about CAD users’ workflows, and what options are available to you?More>>

CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 2 Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 2: The Tried-and-True Deskside Workstation   21 Jun, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: You know that the deskside form factor is the familiar mainstay of the CAD workstation world — but do you know why?More>>


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