Linux on IBM Power Systems
Developing Linux applications on IBM Power Systems is easier than ever
Learn about the POWER architecture
Run highly scalable, highly reliable, and highly flexible Linux environments on POWER processor-based servers. The benefits of Power Systems are realized whether you are deploying new applications or want to improve the performance of existing applications. With POWER8, moving your Linux applications to Power has never been easier.
Find open source packages run on POWER
There are thousands of Linux binary packages that run on IBM Power Systems with more being added all the time.
Access POWER resources in the cloud
Use the OpenPOWER Developer Resources Map, developed by the OpenPOWER foundation team, to quickly and easily find regional and global sites that offer access to OpenPOWER development tools and platforms. Many of them are free!
Discover POWERful tools and technologies
Many Linux on Power tools are available from IBM, the Linux distributions supported on Power, and other open source projects.
Collaborate with other POWER developers
Collaboration as well as innovation worldwide has led to community-driven projects that address the needs of Linux developers experienced with the Power architecture and newbies alike. Join the community, share your expertise, get support.
In the spotlight
Site Ox is announcing the beginning of Phase 2 of it’s continuing project of offering Linux on the IBM Power platform. This phase of the project expands the number of Linux distributions, the number of hypervisors, and the number of architectures for a total of 30 combined options
Meet the experts
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