Cloud Computing Platforms

CIC Commentary: IBM Power8

Provided by IBM

Category Cloud Computing Platforms

Type White Paper

Length 8

Publish Date December 14 2014

Date posted November 17 2016


For two decades, IBM’s Power computing division has provided a platform for customers who need to compute intensive workloads, such as big data, analytics and cloud. Their Power8 processor is capable of running little-endian Linux, providing customers with both the performance and cost savings expected of it. This white paper discusses how Power8 is a significant threat to an x86 dominated processor market and makes the case for transition.

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