Ubuntu for IBM POWER8
Ubuntu 14.04 for IBM POWER8
Ubuntu 14.04 brings with it, for the first time, support for IBM POWER8 including our MAAS provisioning, Juju cloud orchestration, Landscape systems management and Ubuntu OpenStack. Ubuntu 14.04.4 adds CAPI and PowerNV support.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for IBM POWER8
Ubuntu 16.04 continues to enable rapid innovation for POWER8 including support for new POWER8 models, memory and PCI Hotplug, gccgo 1.5, many performance and availability enhancements. Includes the only commercially available Linux to support the OpenPOWER Foundation’s industry leading CAPI technology.
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Ubuntu for POWER8 brings the Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Server for cloud with the OpenStack ecosystem to POWER8 enabling its ease of entry into the scale-out and Cloud markets. Power is especially optimized for Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data and Analytics workloads. Ubuntu and tooling such as Juju make managing and deploying those workloads trivial.