Blogs

By Dr. Dirk Pleiter, Research Group Leader, Jülich Supercomputing Centre The Human Brain Project (HBP), a flagship project funded by the European Commission, has set itself an ambitious goal: Unifying our understanding of the human brain. To achieve it, researchers need a High-Performance Analytics and Compute...

By John Zannos, Chairman, OpenPOWER Foundation Developers play an integral role within the OpenPOWER ecosystem, and we’re passionate about welcoming them and their creative minds into our growing community. That’s why we decided to embark on our very first OpenPOWER Developer Challenge this past spring. When...

Widespread Adoption of OpenPOWER Technology Across Europe for Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning and World-Advancing Research including the Human Brain Project Developer Momentum Continues with European OpenPOWER Developer Cloud, CAPI SNAP Framework Tool, OpenPOWER READY Accelerator Boards and Winners of Developer Challenge Revealed European OpenPOWER Community Grows to...

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.