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POWER8 Articles & Reviews

Benchmarking A 10-Core Tyan/IBM POWER Server For ~$300 USD   Computers   2019-03-21
GCC vs. Clang On POWER8 Is A Competitive Compiler Match   Software   2016-02-21
For $3100 USD You Can Have A Fast, Fully-Free-Software Workstation   Computers   2016-02-08
RunAbove: A POWER8 Compute Cloud With Offerings Up To 176 Threads   Processors   2014-10-24

POWER8 Linux & Open-Source News

IBM Begins Posting "PowerPC Future" Compiler Patches For What Is Likely Going To Be POWER11   GNU   2023-10-19
Partial SMT Enablement Support Lands For Linux 6.6   Linux Kernel   2023-09-04
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS To Shift Its PPC64EL Baseline To POWER9 CPUs, Dropping POWER8   Ubuntu   2021-12-11
OpenBSD Marks 25th Anniversary By Releasing OpenBSD 6.8 With POWER 64-Bit Support   BSD   2020-10-18
Mesa 20.2.1 Released With Initial Batch Of Fixes   Mesa   2020-10-14
Mining Monero Cryptocurrency On The Open-Source POWER9 Raptor Blackbird   Hardware   2019-07-31
Radeon Graphics, Zombieload & Kernel Changes Intrigued Open-Source Fans In H1-2019   Phoronix   2019-07-09
A Power/Performance Optimization Is On The Way For POWER Linux Users   Hardware   2019-04-07
Stadia, Web Browsers, GNOME 3.32 & Jetson Nano Dominated Linux Interest In March   Phoronix   2019-04-01
Radeon VII & Linux 5.0 Excited Open-Source Enthusiasts In Q1   Free Software   2019-03-30
The First Test Release Of Phoronix Test Suite 8.8 Plus Exciting New Benchmarks   Phoronix Test Suite   2019-03-17
Linux 4.21 Will Be Able To Read Hygon Dhyana CPU Temperatures, Adds PowerPC OCC   Hardware   2018-12-25
It Looks Like Raptor Is Gearing Up To Release A New Open-Source POWER System   Hardware   2018-08-30
POWER Changes On The Way To Linux 4.19 Include More Spectre Work   Hardware   2018-08-17
Linux 4.17 Lands Initial Spectre V4 "Speculative Store Bypass" For POWER CPUs   Linux Kernel   2018-05-22
GCC 7.3 vs. GCC 8.0 vs. LLVM Clang 6.0 On The POWER9 Raptor Talos II   Free Software   2018-04-03
PowerPC Memory Protection Keys In For Linux 4.16, Power Has Meltdown Mitigation In 4.15   Linux Kernel   2018-01-22
Glibc 2.27 Lands Yet More Performance Optimizations   GNU   2017-12-17
POWER Updates Submitted For Linux 4.13   Hardware   2017-07-08
Raptor Engineering Hopes To Bring OpenBMC To An ASUS Motherboard   Coreboot   2017-02-12
The POWER8 Libre System Looks Set To Fail, Now There's An AMD Libre System Effort   AMD   2017-01-09
Fully Open POWER System Only Raises 12% Of Goal, Extends Funding Another 30 Days   Hardware   2016-12-15
Ingo's Other Pulls For Linux 4.10, Including Prep Code For AMD Zen   Linux Kernel   2016-12-12
POWER8 Talos Workstation Drops Price Slightly, Long Way From Being Funded   Hardware   2016-11-20
Radeon Open eCosystem 1.3 Platform Brings Polaris & Other Features   AMD   2016-11-14
Open-Source Radeon, Vulkan & Linux 4.8~4.9 Were October Hits   Phoronix   2016-11-01
POWER8 Workstation Launches On Crowdfunding: $4k For Motherboard, $18k For System   Hardware   2016-10-15
The Linux Kernel Continues Prepping For POWER9 Support   Hardware   2016-07-31
FSF Issues Statement Against Intel's Management Engine (ME)   GNU   2016-06-10
Raptor Engineering Updates Details On Their POWER8-Based Talos Secure Workstation   Hardware   2016-04-29
Vulkan Completely Dominated This Month   Phoronix   2016-02-29
Coreboot Receives Initial POWER8 Support   Coreboot   2016-02-20
Preliminary Specifications Revised For The Talos Secure Workstation   Hardware   2016-02-14
The Talos Secure Workstation Is A High-Performance Libre System   Hardware   2016-02-05
Gallium3D's LLVMpipe Now Optimized For POWER8   Mesa   2015-12-29
LLVM 3.7 & Clang 3.7 Are Bringing Exciting Compiler Features, Improvements   LLVM   2015-08-25
Open-Source Linux Graphics Stack Improvements Coming For PowerPC 64 LE   Hardware   2015-08-10
Ubuntu 15.10 Plans Being Discussed Next Week   Ubuntu   2015-04-28
Phoronix Test Suite 5.4 M4 Keeps Improving Phoromatic For Automatic Benchmarking   Phoronix Test Suite   2014-11-06
Ubuntu 14.04 In The Power8 Cloud From RunAbove   Hardware   2014-10-25
KVM Gets Improved For S390, POWER & MIPS   Virtualization   2014-06-04
GCC 4.9.0 Released, Brings Many Compiler Features   GNU   2014-04-22
Bringing Major Features, GCC 4.9 RC1 Has Been Released   GNU   2014-04-11
PowerPC KVM Improvements Coming To Linux 3.14   Virtualization   2014-01-29
GCC 4.9 Compiler Supports IBM's Super-Fast POWER8   GNU   2013-11-25
Valgrind 3.9 Supports New Instructions, Platforms   Free Software   2013-11-04
IBM To Throw Another $1 Billion USD Towards Linux   Hardware   2013-09-17
Glibc 2.18 Supports New Optimizations, New Archs   Free Software   2013-08-13
IBM Continues Advancing PowerPC For Linux   Hardware   2013-07-04
IBM Pushes New SystemZ Back-End For LLVM   Hardware   2013-04-14
Top Features For The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-02-28
IBM Continues Work On POWER8 In Linux 3.9 Kernel   Hardware   2013-02-24
The Feature Overview For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-24
The 3.8 Kernel Is An Amazing Gift To Linux Users   Linux Kernel   2012-12-15
Linux Begins To Support IBM's Next-Gen POWER8   Hardware   2012-12-15