Power Systems

Is your scientific software complemented by the best hardware?

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 […]

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Top IBM Power Systems myths: Migrating to Power from x86 is costly, painful and risky

“Migrating your Oracle databases to IBM Power Systems is dangerous, expensive and very high risk.” That advice came from a well-known consulting company to a client planning to migrate its mission-critical databases from x86 to Power Systems. Such comments are not unusual, and it makes no difference if the migration is to AIX or Linux. […]

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Introducing SpectrumAI for deep learning

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning projects are happening in every industry and research team across the globe. According to IDC[1], by 2019 40 percent of digital transformation initiatives will use AI services; by 2021, 75 percent of commercial enterprise apps will use AI, over 90 percent of consumers will interact with customer support […]

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Optimizing data lake infrastructure

In today’s world, data is the new oil, and there’s a great need to preserve that data for exploration and to derive value. A “data lake” acts as a repository that consolidates an organization’s data into a governed and well-managed environment that supports both analytics and production workloads. It embraces multiple data platforms, such as […]

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Accelerate AI projects with the right infrastructure (Part two)

Last week, I talked about how implementing AI solutions in your organization is a lot like climbing a ladder–going it alone can be risky, but a good AI infrastructure is like having a trustworthy friend to help steady your climb. In my view, a crucial piece of that infrastructure support is the IBM Power AI […]

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Accelerating AI to the next level for enterprises

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends on the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. These opinions are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. For a major part of the last decade we have been talking about the future, […]

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

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 […]

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Are you making the best of your Spark environment?

All companies are in the data business now. By empowering your organization to make data-driven decisions at a high speed, with optimal resource utilization, IT will soon become the data hero that helps shape the future of the business. Organizations from varied spheres are thus enthusiastic about 21st-century data science. “Big data” solutions have been […]

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Supercomputing 2018: AI-enabled HPC

It’s that time of year: Supercomputing 2018 is upon us! Thousands of attendees will flock to the beautiful city of Dallas, Texas, home to good food and southern charm. They say everything is bigger in Texas, and this year IBM’s presence is big and AI’s role in HPC is even bigger. The IBM booth will […]

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