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Explore the future of enterprise Linux systems at Think 2019

Banking & finance, Blockchain, Cloud computing...

Many organizations rely on Linux-based systems to support critical enterprise applications. Yet as their businesses grow, these organizations are increasingly looking for alternatives to commodity x86 servers. They need better ways to meet enterprise-grade security, reliability and scalability requirements while controlling costs and complexity. IBM LinuxONE enterprise systems offer an answer. From banks to cloud ...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


Secure, scalable clouds and containers

Cloud computing, Data security, Digital transformation...

IBM LinuxONE and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Canonical has announced their latest enterprise Linux distribution – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – with an increased focus on both containers and multi-cloud infrastructure. Ubuntu supports IBM LinuxONE, including the recently announced Rockhopper II. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is a great match for LinuxONE’s enterprise server hardware, with its optimization for ...read more


Five important considerations for HPC deployments

AI, Deep learning, High-performance computing...

Architecting superior high-performance computing (HPC) clusters requires a holistic approach that responds to performance at every level of the deployment. HPC workloads put massive computational demands on your infrastructure: they involve analyzing huge data sets to solve complex problems, and that means they require supercomputing capabilities. In short, there are many facets to the HPC ...read more


PowerAI: The World’s Fastest Deep Learning Solution Among Leading Enterprise Servers

Linux servers, Power servers

Over the past several weeks, my IBM colleagues have written about our progress porting and optimizing popular deep learning frameworks for the most advanced platform for accelerated computing in the enterprise, the IBM S822LC for HPC. Today I am pleased to announce another major milestone: the creation of the world’s fastest deep learning solution among ...read more


How to connect your IT infrastructure to the cloud

Power servers, Power Systems

The digital transformation is well underway. Driven and enabled by the combined phenomena of ubiquitous access to compute power using the cloud, the new API economy and the global adoption of smart mobile devices, organizations are urged to deliver new applications and services quickly. These new apps can be constructed quickly, are more easily maintained ...read more


Enabling Ubuntu 16.04 for IBM LinuxONE: A view from the IBM test team

Linux on z, Linux servers, Linux systems...

When IBM announced the new IBM LinuxONE systems in August 2015, IBM and Canonical also announced plans to create an Ubuntu distribution for LinuxONE. While IBM had already a strong partnership with Red Hat and SUSE, delivering the enterprise Linux versions RHEL and SLES for LinuxONE, the collaboration with Canonical was announced to enlarge the ...read more


Ubuntu for LinuxONE: A Compelling Combination for Cloud

Cloud computing, Linux on z, Linux servers...

The growth of Linux and the open-source movement has been nothing short of phenomenal. Organizations of all sizes and industries have embraced the Linux environment because of the flexibility, continuous innovation and cost savings it delivers. More than three-quarters of organizations use Linux for developing and deploying enterprise applications, according to Linux Foundation’s Enterprise End ...read more


IBM Teams With Canonical To Put Ubuntu 16.04 on LinuxONE

Linux on z, Linux servers, Linux systems...

If you’re an Ubuntu user looking for high-performance and the ability to process billions of transaction, then here’s some good news. Ubuntu 16.04 (XenialXerus) is now available on IBM LinuxONE.  Prior to the general availability of Ubuntu 16.04 on April 21, 2016, Canonical  is teaming with IBM and clients to support LinuxONE via an IBM/Canonical ...read more