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My view on Power Systems in 2017

Ron Gordon Director - Power Systems As we close out 2016 and reflect back on Power Systems, we saw many technological and systems advancements. Among the many that stand out in my mind are the “C” models of the Enterprise models, the new “LC” models with NVLink to an...

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Do you need HPC?

Ron Gordon Director - Power Systems I attended SuperComputing 2016 in Salt Lake City. There was a strong presence of customers, vendors and innovators who presented the view that “supercomputing” is not just about doing massive calculations for genomics, Molecular...

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IBM Presence at SuperComputing 2016

Ron Gordon Director - Power Systems I attended SuperComputing 2016 in Salt Lake City, and I was amazed! The attendance was over 16,000, with people from all over globe, there were in-depth lectures and sessions over 4 days, along with over 3 football fields of...

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Accelerators on Power Systems

Ron Gordon Director - Power Systems Enhancing the performance of systems means better customer support, lower costs, and the ability to invest in solutions needing very high performance (i.e, analysis of streaming data). Historically, the enhanced performance was...

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LinuxONE and Oracle: A perfect Marriage

Marianne Eggett z Systems Solutions Consultant   Last summer the LinuxONE Emperor was announced with an open source fanfare. This past February, the smaller version of the LinuxONE server, the Rockhopper, was announced. Though the Open Source venue was targeted...

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Turbonomic: What’s in a name?

Turbonomic may be a new name you are hearing out there, but they are certainly not new to the world of virtualization and cloud. Formerly known as VMturbo, Turbonomic has rebranded itself in a move to differentiate itself from VMware, and to clearly state that their...

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VMware Workspace ONE: Any device… Any Application

Ryan Hagen Alliances Manager The time is now! For years, VMware and others have been talking about the ‘year of the desktop,’ and truthfully, they haven’t had all the pieces in place to provide a full solution. Solutions have definitely focused more on software and...

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What’s Planned for z/VM 6.4

Andy Hartman Senior Systems Engineer IBM announced the preview of z/VM 6.4 in February of 2016. z/VM 6.4 will be the newest release of IBM’s very robust and mature z Systems’ hypervisor. z/VM has been around for more than forty years and has been enhanced all along...

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