Ubuntu for IBM POWER8

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS for IBM POWER8

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 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 for 14.10 for IBM POWER8

Ubuntu 14.10 continues to enable rapid innovation for POWER8 including CAPI and PowerNV support. In addition, the OpenPOWER Foundation has announced its first reference board available from member Tyan, recommending Ubuntu 14.10 as its suggested operating system of choice.

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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.