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Technologies in the spotlight

Explore these cutting edge technologies that run on IBM Power Systems

  • IBM Cloud Private on Power
    Deploy your IBM Cloud Private stack on IBM Power and reap the benefits of a containerized cloud on the server platform optimized for data and cognitive services
  • Deep learning and PowerAI
    Built with optimized versions of leading open source deep learning frameworks
  • Acceleration
    The Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (CAPI) improves performance versus existing acceleration solutions at a lower cost
  • Docker and Kubernetes
    Open platform tool for deploying, executing, and managing containers on the platform

See all Linux on Power technologies

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Experience the Power advantage

Realize the benefits of Power Systems whether you are deploying new applications or want to improve the performance of existing applications.

  • Packages built for Power
    Search for open source packages that run on the POWER platform by using the Open Source POWER Availability Tool
  • IBM POWER9 performance
    Check out how IBM Power Systems deliver superior price-performance over the competition
  • IBM Power System AC922
    Built on IBM POWER9 technology to deliver unprecedented performance for modern HPC, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) applications
  • IBM OpenPOWER LC servers
    Learn about the servers built to run your data intensive analytic workloads

Linux on Power technical resources

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Give it a try

Gets hand-on experience testing, developing, and optimizing your application on the Power platform

  • Power cloud resources
    Explore, learn, and develop on one of our Power cloud resources. Many of them are free.
  • Cognitive code patterns
    Real-world examples you can try that demonstrate using deep learning frameworks to extract or recognize patterns from large amounts of data
  • Development tools
    Download all the tools you need for developing Linux applications on the Power platform
  • Porting guide
    Get ready, get set, port! Learn about porting your x86 Linux applications to the Power platform

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