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Arvind Krishna presenting at the RedHat Summit next week Save the date: June 11, 6pm Arvind Krishna,…

Arvind Krishna presenting at the RedHat Summit next week

Save the date: June 11, 6pm Arvind Krishna, our big boss in IBM Systems & Technology Group, Development and Manufacturing will be delivering his keynote at the RedHat Summit happening in Boston, MA.

If you're around, make sure you also check the sessions presented by IBMers Mike Day, Jean Staten-Healy, and our very own PowerLinux guru +Jeff Scheel.

Learn, network, and experience open source at the Red Hat Summit

Fedora 19 Beta is out! it is starting to look great with llvmpipe software rendering, optimized POWER7…

Fedora 19 Beta is out!

it is starting to look great with llvmpipe software rendering, optimized POWER7 packages, 3.9 kernel..

If you're more into Debian, also check this out: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/fe313521-2e95-46f2-817d-44a4f27eba32/entry/debian_on_powerlinux?lang=en

Hi Folks,

Last week, the Fedora ppc64 team announced the availability of their beta for Fedora 19.  The announcement can be found at -> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F19_PPC_Beta_release_announcement    Please take the time to read the announcement fully through as both the ppc64 and x86 announcements point out specific gotchas for Fedora users.

As for the ppc64 beta, I’d like to point out and expand on a few notable items in the bet…

Thanks +Anirban Chatterjee who shared this on twitter. I guess that opting for RISC for Hadoop processing…

Thanks +Anirban Chatterjee who shared this on twitter. I guess that opting for RISC for Hadoop processing goes beyond the (so far obvious?) performance advantage. If you're making a big investment in a cluster, I bet that you'd also like it to keep working and have parts available through a longer lifecycle, right?

There’s some re-thinking by HPC (high performance computing) vendors about which hardware delivers the best processing for big data payloads tha

“…need for powerful infrastructure and processing speeds along with an ever increasing agility only…

"…need for powerful infrastructure and processing speeds along with an ever increasing agility only possible through open source tools and operating systems, in an effort to further connect, collaborate and innovate on a global scale."

Image: V31S70/Flickr Organizations around the globe are increasingly developing new applications for big data, mobile and cloud, not to mention the inc

The STG Technical Enablement Conference in Buenos Aires is going very well. Talking about PowerLinux …

The STG Technical Enablement Conference in Buenos Aires is going very well.
Talking about PowerLinux was easy and drove a lot of interest, specially after Mike Gebele, VP PureSystems, gave his keynote also mentioning the importance of Expert Integrated Systems, Cloud Computing and LINUX as important growth initiatives.

I have one more session tomorrow, this time with real-time translations since I don't take pride in my "Portuñol" 🙂

Our LTC colleague +Tiago Mello blogs about the need of a stable, powerful and st…

Our LTC colleague +Tiago Mello blogs about the need of a stable, powerful and standardized API to protect your Cloud investment

openstack public API Sometimes I use a website during a shopping day like Black Friday, yet when I need to fill out a form I am not the only one doing so. The result is obvious; the system gets unstable, slow and it may go down for temporary period of time. It turns out to be very frustrating …

PowerLinux AT 6.0-4 released with important fixes. Read Tulio’s blog post for de…

PowerLinux AT 6.0-4 released with important fixes. Read Tulio's blog post for details.

By: Tulio Magno Quites Machado Filho

The IBM Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux is a set of open source development tools and runtime libraries that allow users to take leading edge advantage of IBM’s latest POWER hardware features on Linux. A new update release is now available, and it includes the following:

A new version of itrace tool that supports trace controls.

Fixes for Intel Threading Build Blocks headers…

“Big Data” must not be a turning-key process where your organization suddenly ha…

"Big Data" must not be a turning-key process where your organization suddenly harvest all data imaginable. Not always anyway…

Start small – experimenting, prototyping and growing the sources of which you take data from and the insights you derive.

http://ibm.co/186kvhD

Big Data Can Start Small signup

Attention #PowerLinux  Advance Toolchain customers – The Yum repositories (and thus GPG keys) are tra…

Attention #PowerLinux  Advance Toolchain customers – The Yum repositories (and thus GPG keys) are transitioning to a new localtion. Check this article by +Tulio Magno Quites Machado Filho  #Linux  

By: Tulio Magno Quites Machado Filho

The IBM Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux repositories are moving to a new host.

Users of the IBM POWER Linux Tools Repository will be automatically moved to the new repositories and don’t need to change their environments. But users that have manually configured the old repositories need to add the new ones in order to keep receiving updates of the Advance Toolchain. It isn’t necessary to remove th…