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It’s all coming together for Arm in High Performance Computing

Creating a new computing platform is a colossal effort. It requires a new hardware architecture, processor design, processor fabrication, system design, operating system enablement and finally, application enablement. Historically, introducing a new computing platform was only attempted by large companies … Continue reading

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POWER9 is here. SUSE is ready!

They are here! IBM announced the POWER9 servers for small enterprises, which will be available later this quarter. IBM announced six new servers but the IBM POWER Systems H922 and H924 are of particular interest to SAP HANA customers. These … Continue reading

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SUSE Linux Enterprise HPC Module: November 2017 Additions and updates

SUSE continues to deliver on our commitment to make HPC easier to implement by adding additional packages to the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) HPC Module. When we introduced the HPC Module to SUSE Linux early in 2017, we laid … Continue reading

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When they build it, SUSE will be ready

SLES 12 Service Pack 3 for ARM is done. Now what? SUSE has finished up SLES 12 Service Pack 3 and it is available to our customers. Inside SUSE, Service Pack 3 was labeled a “Consolidation” release. This type of … Continue reading

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SLES 12 High Performance Computing Module for ARM based systems is now available

The High Performance Computing Module for ARM processor based systems is now available Continue reading

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SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 is now available for X86 and ARM systems

SUSE Enterprise Storage version 4 is now available. SUSE Enterprise Storage is the Software Defined Storage market leader and adds significant new capabilities in this release including: Unified Block, File and Object storage with the addition of CephFS New support … Continue reading

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…A time to sow and a time to reap…

I will be retiring from IBM at the end of February after more than thirty years. During my career with IBM; I have worked on a manufacturing line, been a systems administrator, done consulting work, developed software, made more presentations … Continue reading

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