Back in September, IBM and SUSE announced a partnership making SUSE Enterprise Linux available on IBM's Power8 based systems. Now it's Red Hat's turn. Is it time to consider a new platform?
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Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.
The partnership also marks a first for all parties involved being that SoftLayer will be the first cloud vendor to sell bare metal cloud servers deployed with Intel monitoring and security tools.
IBM rolls out Power Systems Linux support and training across its customer-facing technology centers.
KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.
AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM AND Intel join forces to form ragtag big data team with Industrial Internet Consortium.
A new variant of the Darlloz worm focuses on manipulating home systems to mine for digital currency beyond Bitcoin.
Google joins IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony as a full member of the Open Invention Network open-source and Linux patent protection organization.
KVM, the long a popular x86 Linux virtualization technology, will appear in IBM's Power architecture in 2014.
Intel Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist Dirk Hohndel sees Linux as the leading end-user operating system - thanks to smartphones, tablets, as well as the rise of Chromebooks.
IBM is renovating its Power computers by investing a billion dollars into making it a full-fledged Linux line for Big Data, cloud, data analytics, and the datacenter.
IBM continues to bet on Linux and open-source databases with its new PowerLinux 7R4 server.
Service Pack 3 is available for Suse Linux Enterprise Server - introducing support for new Intel, AMD and IBM hardware and increasing its virtualisation features.
If you want a really fast computer, then Linux is your operating system and Intel may be your chip manufacturer.
Linux has its own built-in hypervisor, KVM, for x86 virtualization, and now IBM is porting it to its Power architecture.
Xen, Citrix's popular open-source hypervisor, is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project with the backing of such major technology powers such as Amazon Web Services, Google, and Intel.
If you want really fast Linux drive I/O for your data-center servers, Intel has a new program for you.
Support from industry giants Samsung and Intel will only help the Linux-based mobile platform that much, and support from device makers and developers is crucial for its long-term future.
Linux got its start on a 386 processor, but 21-years later, the Linux kernel developers have decided its time to say good-bye to the venerable Intel processor in its next major Linux kernel release: 3.8.
Stratus Technologies just launched a new version of its Avance high availability platform that supports Intel Xeon E5 “Sandy Bridge” processor-powered servers, such as those offered by HP, IBM, Dell and Intel. This technology is designed to make it possible for customers to know that their applications will operate without interruption. The problem? Stratus is known and loved by only a small circle of friends.
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