linux on power

Open innovation accelerated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Linux on Power Systems, Power servers, Power Systems

On IBM Power Systems, IBM Z and LinuxONE For more than 18 years, IBM and Red Hat have had a strong history of collaboration, including delivering the world’s two most powerful supercomputers, the US Dept of Energy’s Summit and Sierra supercomputers. This partnership has been a testament to our shared values around open source development ...read more


The rise of Open Source Databases

IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux on Power Systems, Open source...

After many years of working in the IT industry, both as an IT manager in a large telecommunications setup and as a consultant providing solutions to my clients, I’ve come to see a huge interest among users in leveraging more open source software and standards. It comes as no surprise to me that the adoption ...read more


Is your scientific software complemented by the best hardware?

Deep learning, High-performance computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

Did you know you could realize huge performance gains for your scientific applications by taking advantage of the unique capabilities of the IBM Power Systems platform? Are you apprehensive about making the leap to another architecture? Let’s look at the current state of the software ecosystem around IBM POWER, the resources available and how IBM ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: Linux on x/86 is different from Linux on Power

IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux on Power Systems, Linux systems...

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is all about dispelling some of the top myths. In the last post, I put aside the myth that IBM Power Systems has no cloud strategy. In this post, we’ll look at a myth that has been propagated by ...read more


Get a health check for your SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux on Power Systems, Linux systems...

Are you confident your SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems are getting optimal performance? SAP HANA has been available on IBM Power Systems for a few years, and many organizations have migrated to it, bringing numerous advantages such as flexibility, efficient resource utilization, server consolidation and reduction in costs. As a Tailored Data Center Integration ...read more


Dispelling the top myths about IBM Power Systems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems...

Greek, Roman and Norse mythology gave us a treasure chest of stories to read and enjoy. Their mythology, like many other legends, fables and folklore is fun to learn about. It’s interesting to think about why they were created, how they survived for thousands of years, and what impact they had on their cultures. The ...read more


IBM and H2O.ai combine forces to provide machine learning on IBM Power Systems

AI, Deep learning, Linux on Power Systems...

Collaboration taps POWER9 for open source AI workbench I am delighted to announce our new collaboration with H2O.ai to bring together our technologies surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning. This collaboration further cements and grows the IBM Power Systems goal to be an enterprise’s preferred AI platform. By working with H2O.ai, we ...read more


Simplify your AIX environment with hyperconverged infrastructure

AI, Cloud computing, Ecosystem & partners...

Do you think that the AIX operating system is no longer relevant in this era of the private cloud? If so, you may want to reconsider that point of view. The cost efficiency of public cloud is certainly changing the landscape in profound ways, and the traditional constructs of on-premises IT need to make room ...read more


IBM Power Systems offers choice for SAP HANA with RedHat

Linux on Power Systems, Linux systems, Power servers...

In just a little over two years nearly 1000 clients have chosen the IBM Power Systems  platform for their SAP HANA workloads. Why are they choosing the Power Systems platform? We believe it’s due to flexibility and choice.  The flexibility to virtualize up to 8 production SAP HANA LPARs (logical partitions), to run mixed workloads, ...read more