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Wednesday, May 21 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
The Values of IBM POWER as an Open Platform, Including Technical Point of View - Jeffrey Scheel, IBM

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The OpenPOWER Foundation, announced by Google, IBM, Mellanox, NVIDIA and Tyan in August 2013, is an open and global development alliance based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture to further accelerate the rate of innovation, performance and efficiency for next generation data center and changes the way of hardware procurement dramatically. Electronics giant Samsung has also become a member of the OpenPOWER Foundation since last February. Now the open platform ecosystem are dynamically changing. In this session, I will explain the market dynamics over open platform and the reason why those OpenPOWER members have evaluated IBM POWER as an open platform including technical point of view. I also talk about the values of Linux on Power for customers, system engineers and software developers . Lastly, I will advise about how to get started with Linux on Power.


Jeffrey Scheel

Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM
Jeff Scheel is an Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM's Linux Technology Center. He joined IBM in 1992 in Rochester, Minnesota with a B.S. in Computer Engineering from University of California at Davis. I have worked at IBM in Storage I/O adapter microcode, Logical Partitioning software... Read More →

Wednesday May 21, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm

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