OpenPOWER Architecture Compliance Definition


Date Added: March 15, 2016

Revision: 1.0.0

OpenPOWER Architecture Compliance Definition Specification


Level One

  • Technical Resource

Level Two

  • Specifications
  • Technical Working Group

Level Three

  • General Architecture
  • Compliance



The purpose of the OpenPOWER Architecture Compliance Definition document is to give a consistent approach to compliance under the guidance of the Compliance Work Group. It contains the following:
• Document the OpenPOWER specifications that contain the interfaces that are required to be OpenPOWER compliant
• Document an overview of the Compliance Test Harness and Test Suite Specifications that will be developed in Compliance sub-committees, and an outline of the contents expected in each specification
• Document procedures on how to measure and document compliance and where to submit the report for compliance