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Once upon a time : IBM AS/400

IBM discontinued the AS/400 over 20 years ago : In 1988, the AS/400 was launched, replacing the old System/3x range In 2000, AS/400 was replaced by a new system : the IBM iSeries In 2006, iSeries was replaced by a new system : the IBM System i In 2008, System i was...

IBM i 7.5 (V7R5) is out there !

IBM i 7.5 (V7R5) is out there : announced on 03/05/2022 and available (GA) on 10/05/2022 ! IBM announced the new version IBM i 7.5 (V7R5). Its availability is scheduled for May 10, 2022 ... about 3 years after the release of V7R4. Only Power9 and Power10 servers will...

Once upon a time : Deep(er) Blue

Deep Blue was a chess-playing expert system run on a unique purpose-built IBM supercomputer. It was the first computer to win a game, and the first to win a match, against a reigning world champion under regular time controls. Development began in 1985 at Carnegie...

What is hybrid cloud ?

Hybrid cloud integrates public cloud services, private cloud services and on-premises infrastructure and provides orchestration, management and application portability across all three. The result is a single, unified and flexible distributed computing environment...

Once upon a time : IBM System/3

The IBM System/3 was an IBM midrange computer introduced in 1969, and marketed until 1985. It was produced by IBM Rochester in Minnesota as a low-end business computer aimed at smaller organizations that still used IBM 1400 series computers or unit record equipment....

What is Power ISA ?

Power ISA is a reduced instruction set computer (RISC) instruction set architecture (ISA) currently developed by the OpenPOWER Foundation, led by IBM. It was originally developed by IBM and the now-defunct Power.org industry group. Power ISA is an evolution of the...

Quantum Computing ?

The 127-qubit Eagle processor takes us into uncharted computational territory. This device embodies several important advances in our approach to hardware design, and marks a crucial stage in our climb toward quantum advantage. Source : IBM ...

Top IBM Power Systems myths

It’s not surprising that there’s a perception in the marketplace that the IBM i operating system on IBM Power Systems is a legacy platform that’s no longer relevant. How could a technology like IBM i, introduced more than 30 years ago, still be relevant today, when...