This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is wrtten to assist you in locating the optimal server/workload fit within the Power Systems L and IBM OpenPOWER LC product lines. IBM has announced several scale out servers and as a partner in the OpenPOWER organization, unique design charatoristics engineered into the LC line have broadened the suite of available workloads beyond typical client OS hosting. This paper looks at the benefits of the L-line servers and IBM OpenPOWER LC servers, and how they are designed to be different, providing unique benefits for Enterprise workloads and use cases.
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The IBM POWER8 processor
Linux on IBM Power Systems
The OpenPOWER Foundation
IBM scale out servers
Systems for Big Data and Analytics
Systems for High Performance and Technical Computing
Systems designed for Compute Intensive and Cloud workloads
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