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.

Big Week For Big Data

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It’s been a week full of big events for big data and analytics. In the news: MapR closes $30 million in funding, Hortonworks expands its European operations, and Gartner sees Big Data entering “trough of disillusionment.” Read More

Asetek Liquid Cooling To Support EU Initiative

A server tray using Asetek's Rack CDU Liquid Cooling system, which was announced this week. The piping system connects to a cooling distribution unit. (Source: Asetek)

Previously reserved for extreme densities and supercomputers, liquid cooling continues to make strides in the data center. Asetek announced that its data center liquid cooling solutions are a part of the European Commission roadmap for moving to a low-carbon economy. Read More

Data Center Links: Elastichosts Expands With Equinix

Equinix (EQIX) announced that Elastichosts, a global Cloud Server provider, has deployed in Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Canadian data center operator CentriLogic announced an agreement to acquire the Capris Group. Read More