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What is Power10 ?

Power10 is a superscalar, multithreading, multi-core microprocessor family, based on the open source Power ISA, and announced in August 2020 at the Hot Chips conference. Systems with Power10 CPUs are generally available from September 2021 with the IBM Power10...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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