Learning path: Port your open source applications to Linux on Power

Topic Type
Introduction to Linux on IBM Power Systems Article
Evaluate your open source application for porting to Linux on Power Tutorial
Linux on IBM Power Systems application porting and tuning guide Tutorial
15 Porting and tuning tools for Linux on Power Tutorial
Porting to Linux on Power: 5 tips that could turn a good port into a great port Article
Port RStudio Server on IBM Power Systems (coming soon) Tutorial
Build MongoDB on IBM POWER9 (coming soon) Tutorial

IBM® POWER® is designed to be a high-performing and highly reliable platform, which is capable of handling large quantities of data more efficiently than almost any other architecture.

Deploying your Linux®-based software stack on POWER processor-based systems can be done with as much confidence as with any other supported enterprise-class platform. In fact, you'll find that the Linux on the Power platform is much like Linux on any other platform, with full support from the major enterprise and community-based Linux distributions.

This learning path includes topics that will help you evaluate, build, and optimize your open source applications for IBM Power Systems™. Let's get started.

Introduction to Linux on IBM Power Systems


Learn about:

  • The history of Linux on IBM Power Systems
  • Key similarities and differences between Linux on Power and Linux on other platforms

Linux on IBM Power Systems application porting and tuning guide


Learn about:

  • How to port and migrate your applications to IBM Power
  • Tips to enhance application performance

15 Porting and tuning tools for Linux on Power


Learn about:

  • Powerful tools that can make a big difference for porting and tuning for Linux on Power
  • Best practices to port code to Linux on Power

Porting to Linux on Power: 5 tips that could turn a good port into a great port


Learn about:

  • Significant and subtle differences that can break the build
  • Tips for efficiently porting to Linux on Power