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.

Hortonworks Supercharges Hadoop


At the Hadoop Summit North America Wednesday in San Jose, Hortonworks announced the availability of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.0 Community Preview and the launch of the Hortonworks Certification Program for Apache Hadoop YARN to accelerate the availability of YARN-based partner solutions. Read More

Hortonworks Secures $50 Million


On the heels of the Hadoop Summit, the 100 percent open source driven Hortonworks announced that it has received $50 million in new financing to fund its next phase of growth. Read More

Nutanix Delivers Converged Infrastructure

Data center infrastructure solutions provider Nutanix announced the NX-1000 and NX-6000 series virtual computing platforms, to meet the cost, performance and scale requirements to run nearly any enterprise application. Read More