Ubuntu 18.04 LTS for IBM POWER

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS adds support for Openstack Queens, LXD 3.0 with clustering and resource quotas, netplan.io, Chrony, and fresh package updates throughout the distribution. Ubuntu 18.04 is the first release to support Power9.

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for IBM POWER8

Ubuntu 16.04 continues to enable rapid innovation for POWER8 including support for new POWER8 models, memory and PCI Hotplug, Docker 1.9.1, many performance and availability enhancements. Includes the only commercially available Linux to provide initial support for support the OpenPOWER Foundation’s industry leading NVLink technology.

Ubuntu 14.04 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 14.04.4 adds CAPI and PowerNV support.

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Ubuntu Server for POWER brings Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Server for cloud to POWER, opening the door to the entire OpenStack ecosystem and the scale-out and cloud markets. Power is optimised for workloads in the mobile, social, cloud, Big Data, analytics and machine learning spaces. With its unique deployment toolset (including Juju and MAAS), Ubuntu makes the management of those workloads trivial.