Blogs

By Adam McPadden, Lead Engineer, Burlington Systems Lab, IBM One of the key tenets of the OpenPOWER Foundation’s collaborative model is that having open systems and published interfaces allows people to create innovative architectures at all different areas of the system, including ones where there hasn't...

By Amanda Quartly, OpenPOWER Alliances Europe, IBM The only constant to being involved with the OpenPOWER Foundation is change and innovation, and there is plenty happening! For instance, OpenPOWER members IBM and NVIDIA just launched a new set of servers built for the cognitive and AI-driven...

By Calista Redmond, President, OpenPOWER Foundation https://youtu.be/55MtoqycQGM Recently at IBM Edge I had the pleasure of announcing the Finalists of the 2016 OpenPOWER Developer Challenge.   From the kick-off of this global challenge in the Spring – a first-ever for the OpenPOWER Foundation – to the many MeetUps...

By Professor P.S.V. Nataraj, Systems and Control Engineering Group, IIT Bombay iitblogo During my visit to IBM, Bangalore in April 2014, the idea for having a collaboration between the OpenPOWER Foundation and IIT Bombay (IITB) was born. The OpenPOWER Foundation’s representative, Ganesan Narayanasamy, presented the genesis, objectives, and activities of the Foundation to Prof. Nataraj, and from this conversation IIT Bombay joined the Foundation as an academic member.

By Michael Gschwind, Chief Engineer, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, IBM Systems open key new 5 I am pleased to announce a major update to the deep learning frameworks available for OpenPOWER as software “distros” (distributions) that are as easily installable as ever using the Ubuntu system installer.

By Ricardo Marin Matinata, Linux Architect, KVM and Cloud on POWER, IBM The initial version 0.5 (beta) of the OpenPOWER HostOS repository is available! As new OpenPOWER hardware features and servers are developed by multiple partners, it becomes a challenge to deploy them in an OS environment that...

By Amit Vij, CEO, Kinetica kinetica_plainCA_BLACKLETTERSTRANSPARENTBG-copy-2 At Kinetica (formerly GPUdb), we have experienced first-hand how the massive hardware acceleration improvements made possible by OpenPOWER can have truly transformational benefits for enterprises. We are in the business of helping customers uncover new business insights in real-time from massively growing volumes of data, often spanning IoT and other streaming data sources. We simply couldn’t solve our customer’s problems with traditional data technologies. OpenPOWER not only makes it possible to deliver massive data processing performance gains at a fraction of the cost, it also allows our customers to tackle brand new challenges and to make the world a better place for us all.