Author Archives: John Rath

About John Rath

John Rath is a veteran IT professional and regular contributor at Data Center Knowledge. He has served many roles in the data center, including support, system administration, web development and facility management.

Intel Outlines Tech for Mobile, HPC, Big Data

The immense amount of information at the 2012 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) last week was infused with a consummate amount of geekiness, and encompasses a broad spectrum of research, markets and products. Here’s a couple of highlights: Wireless Opportunities Intel CTO Justin Rattner provided the keynote for the last day… Read More

AMD Tunes SeaMicro Servers for Big Data

AMD's SeaMicro SM15000 microserver chassis

Last week AMD unveiled the SM15000 server, the first fruits of its acquisition of SeaMicro. The SM 15000 extends SeaMicro’s networking fabric beyond the chassis to connect directly to massive disk arrays, enabling a single 10 rack unit system to support more than 5 petabytes of storage. Read More