November 2017

On November 1st the IBM Cloud team widely announced IBM Cloud Private (ICP), which GAed on Oct 24. IBM Cloud Private is a platform for building cloud-native applications or modernizing existing ones in days or hours, using container technology. Combined with Power Systems, ICP can tightly integrate containerized...

It is the first computer based on the IBM POWER9 processor to be available for pre order. With IBM yet to announce the release date for the POWER9 this is a bold move by Raptor. https://www.enterprisetimes.co.uk/2017/08/18/talos-ii-breaks-cover-first-power9-machine/?platform=hootsuite...

Vesnin Server - The world's first OpenPOWER enterprise class high-performance server designed for data internsive applications withoutstanding footprint.  https://yadro.com/products/vesnin      Download Datasheet...

Why a 24-Year-Old Chipmaker Is One of Tech’s Hot Prospects.  Nvidia, a maker of graphics processing units, is riding an artificial intelligence boom to put its chips in drones, robots and self-driving cars. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/01/technology/nvidia-chipmaker.html?platform=hootsuite...

SC17 takes place November 12-17, 2017. Dedicated to showcasing work in high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis by the international HPC community, this year’s event is bound to be memorable. OpenPOWER Foundation members including IBM, NVIDIA, Mellanox, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory...