Nice video summarizing some of the key differences between x86 and POWER. #PowerLinux can of course combine the benefits from the POWER platform and Linux OS.
IBM will support leading NoSQL MongoDB API through DB2
Excellent news that IBM is working to support the MongoDB API through DB2, a very important move to converge and support the NoSQL paradigm, which a lot of emerging OpenSource and web applications are starting to adopt.
IBM PowerLinux and Open Source news
I try to maintain an social media and news aggregator for PowerLinux and IBM Open Source topics using the paper.li website. Suggestions and tips are welcome!
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.
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
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…
Thankswho 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?
"…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."
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 colleagueblogs about the need of a stable, powerful and standardized API to protect your Cloud investment
has anyone been able to use blu-ray menus on XBMC 13 (nightly ~git20130501) running on Linux (ubuntu 12.10 64 bit)?
Even though I've installed libbluray I haven't had ANY luck with ANY blurays (.iso but also exploded BDMV)
Am I missing something?