Ubuntu for IBM POWER8

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS for IBM POWER8

Ubuntu 14.04 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 14.04.2 adds CAPI and PowerNV support.

Ubuntu for 15.04 for IBM POWER8

Ubuntu 15.04 continues to enable rapid innovation for POWER8 including Docker and Hardware Transactional Memory support along with many performance and availability enhancements. In addition, the OpenPOWER Foundation demonstrated over a dozen solutions running on Ubuntu at their inaugural OpenPOWER Summit in March 2015.

Ready to deploy now

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.