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 Launches Data Tools, New Phi HPC Accelerator

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At the Supercomputing Conference (SC13) in Denver this week Intel (INTC) launched new software tools to gain greater insight into data, and disclosed the final form factors and memory configurations for the second generation Phi processor, code named “Knights Landing”. Read More

NVIDIA Launches Tesla K40 GPU Accelerator

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NVIDIA (NVDA) unveiled the NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU accelerator, its most efficient architecture ever – achieving 4.29 teraflops single-precision and 1.43 teraflops double-precision peak floating point performance. Read More

NetApp Introduces New Flash Storage

The NetApp EF550 all-Flash storage array. (Photo: NetApp)

NetApp (NTAP) introduced two new hardware platforms – the EF550 and E2700, and updated a third – the E5500, to address particular workloads, and the broad performance requirements of data-intensive applications. Read More

Cloud News: OnApp Extends its IaaS Platform

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VMware vCloud Hybrid receives a HIPAA asessment, HyTrust acquires HighCloud Security, OnApp extends its IaaS platform to external hosts, and GenieDB launches an online management console for geo-distributed MySQL databases. Read More