Power ISA Tag

Earlier this month, OpenPOWER participated in the International Conference on Supercomputing, co-hosted by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC-BarcelonaTECH) and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS). The conference showcased the latest research in high-performance computing systems. Included in the agenda was a dedicated Workshop on RISC-V and OpenPOWER...

By: James Kulina Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation This May, Antmicro announced support for the POWER ISA in Renode, its open source, multi-architecture, heterogeneous multi-core capable simulator for software development and software-hardware co-development. It’s an exciting development, as developers can now test applications based on the POWER ISA...

By James Kulina, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation [caption id="attachment_7535" align="alignleft" width="300"] “It’s my goal to make OpenPOWER one of the easiest platforms to go from an idea to a silicon chip.”- James Kulina, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation[/caption] Hey everyone - I’m a new face here, but I’m...

By: Sandy Woodward, OpenPOWER Foundation Compliance Work Group Chair, IBM Academy of Technology Member There is much excitement in the August 2019 announcement of open-sourcing the POWER Instruction Set Architecture (ISA), which provides the opportunity for experimentation and collaboration. When the hardware implementation of the ISA...

By: Hugh Blemings On August 20, 2019 the OpenPOWER Foundation, along with IBM, announced that the POWER ISA was to be released under an open license. You can read more about it in previous posts but the short story is that anyone is now free to build...

By Hugh Blemings, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation At the OpenPOWER Foundation, creating a level of open hardware has always been one of our core values. In fact, the Foundation was created back in 2013 to encourage open innovation at a system level around POWER technologies. As...

Hugh Blemings, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation Today marks one of the most important days in the life of the OpenPOWER Foundation. With IBM announcing new contributions to the open source community including the POWER Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) and key hardware reference designs at OpenPOWER Summit...