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.

TechCrunch Disrupt New York: Dwolla, Skytree

TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2013 was held this week in New York City, with plenty of focus on tech disruption, as well as a lot of apps, demonstrations, funding announcements and product announcements. Funding announcements came from SkyTree, which secured $18 million and Dwolla, raising $16.5 million. Read More

USPS Leverages Big Data To Fight Fraud


As it processes more than 528 million pieces of mail each day, the USPS has become an active participant in the big data revolution, and operates one of the most powerful non-classified supercomputing databases in the world. Read More

Big Data News: Actian Acquires ParAccel


Big data management company Actian announced it has acquired high-performance analytics company ParAccel. while Teradata (TDC) announced the availability of a new appliance for high-performance analytics. Read More