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.

Netflix Rolls Out Its Own Content Delivery Network

Netflix had 218 Cassandra nodes in need of a reboot, of which 22 failed. Chaos Monkey saved the day.

On Monday Netflix announced it has been building Open Connect, a single-purpose content delivery network (CDN), with 5 percent of Netflix data already being served from it. Is this good news or bad news for CDNs currently serving Netflix traffic? Read More

Roundup: VMware, Cariden, Juniper

Juniper advances Mykonos security software, Cariden introduces network analytics solution, VMware vSphere 5.0 has achieved Common Criteria certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4. Read More

Dell Unveils ARM-based Server Ecosystem

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This week Dell unveiled an ARM-based server ecosystem to support the development and testing of ARM-based applications and solutions. Dell believes the ARM-based server market is approaching an inflection point. Read More