Dutch Researchers Build Little Green Machine II Out of IBM Minsky Servers

April 11, 2017

The newest Dutch HPC cluster is only four "pizza boxes" high, small enough to be carried around on a bicycle, but Little Green Machine II, as the new system is Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

IBM Launches PowerAI Suite Optimized for its Highest Performing Server

November 14, 2016

Last year at SC15, IBM offered its vision of an accelerator-assisted computing paradigm enabled by the OpenPOWER ecosystem of diverse partners and focused on cognitive computing as the key application driver. Read more…

By John Russell

OpenPOWER Shows Strength at First European Summit

October 27, 2016

In a show of strength in Europe before heading to SC16 next month, IBM and the OpenPOWER Foundation today unveiled several new European initiatives and European-developed solutions at the first OpenPOWER Summit Europe being held this week at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. The shotgun release of so many efforts, argue IBM and OpenPOWER, demonstrates the hungry appetite for and rapid adoption of Power-based technology in Europe. Read more…

By John Russell

IBM Debuts Power8 Chip with NVLink and Three New Systems

September 8, 2016

Not long after revealing more details about its next-gen Power9 chip due in 2017, IBM today rolled out three new Power8-based Linux servers and a new version of Read more…

By John Russell

IBM Power8 Outperforms x86 on Financial Benchmarks

June 9, 2015

If you've been waiting for a formal evaluation of the IBM Power8 architecture on common financial workloads, then look no further. According to results share Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

CPU Benchmarking: Haswell Versus POWER8

June 2, 2015

With OpenPOWER activity ramping up and IBM's prominent role in the upcoming DOE machines Summit and Sierra, it's a good time to look at how the IBM POWER CPU st Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

IBM’s First OpenPOWER Server Targets HPC Workloads

March 19, 2015

The first annual OpenPOWER Summit, held this week in San Jose, Calif., in tandem with NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference (GTC), launched a raft of hardware Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

What Power8 and OpenPOWER Might Mean for HPC

April 23, 2014

IBM is making a big play in hybrid computing, seeking to marry its POWER8 processors with various kinds of accelerators and high-speed networking and opening up Read more…

By Timothy Prickett Morgan

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