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.

NCSA Blue Waters Project Awarded To Cray

NCSA and Cray announced that they have finalized a contract with the University of Illinois’ National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) to provide the supercomputer for the National Science Foundation’s Blue Waters project. Read More

New Fujitsu Supercomputer Has 23 Petaflop Potential

Fujitsu has announced a commercial version of the technology powering the reigning top supercomputer from the June 2011 rankings, the K computer. Fujitsu said the new PRIMEHPC FX10 has the potential to create a supercomputer that could far surpass the power of the K system. Read More