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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


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


All you really need to know about open source databases

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Perhaps you’ve heard about NoSQL and open source databases but are still wondering what it’s all about and if you should even care. Maybe you’ve looked online and found pages of technical stuff but don’t understand it? If only there was one place to get all you really need to know… Well there is, and ...read more


Creating the foundation for a secure hybrid cloud

Mainframes, Security, z14

Companies across all industries are increasingly turning to a hybrid cloud model, combining their on-premise systems with the public cloud to open new opportunities for their businesses. By 2017, more than 80 percent of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). These enterprises see the potential for ...read more


Delivering business agility with Linux on IBM z Systems

Mainframes

Supporting innovation that spans enterprise IT and digital ecosystems requires companies to extend existing infrastructure investments to meet continuously rigorous demands for superior flexibility and availability in an unpredictable world. Maintaining quality of service as as new capabilities are added requires the right infrastructure strategy and tools. Recent announcements from IBM introducing KVM for IBM ...read more


Linux has become enterprise class. Will your platform follow?

Power servers, Power Systems

We may not always realize it, but Linux surrounds our lives. Formerly a low-cost operating system for x86 based on open standards, Linux has become a complete platform ready for the needs of a large enterprise. It runs on the appliances in your home, the gadgets in your pocket, the self-service check-in machines at the ...read more


SUSE offers elastic pricing for Enterprise Linux on LinuxONE

Cloud computing, Software, Virtualization

The push for customized offerings is found everywhere in the business world, especially in the IT systems that underpin organizations. Companies want to choose the resources that best meet their needs, and they want to make the most of their IT spending on those resources. When we launched IBM LinuxONE in August, providing companies a ...read more