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Support additional memory on 4-core server models. 128GB or even 256GB.
Over time POWER processors have gained capability. From 4,200 CPW on a POWER6 to over 20,000 CPW on today's Power10.
When POWER7 was introduced the CPU went from 4,200 CPW per core to 6,000 per core AND supported memory on low end servers went f...
Customers are asking for a higher performance networking option than is currently available from the existing RoCE-capable 100 Gbps Ethernet adapters on Power10 based server models. Based on the performance seen with POWER9 based servers, they exp...
Update SSH Host Key Ciphers and algorithms Sha-256/512
We are running Data Power Gateway appliances, these the supply the security we use for connectivity to all our trading partners, one trading partner that we connect with uses AWS and AWS have recently updated their security policy that now require...
Finally leverage "the mainframe lesson" and fully exploit NUMA in POWERsystems
Why run VIO servers in the same cores, DIMMs, buses, etc. as all your real workloads? Instead of a 2-socket / 2 NUMA domain system, sell us an asymmetric 4-socket / 4 NUMA domain system where 2 of the sockets / domains are much smaller and contain...
Many existing Power customers have direct attached fibre tape drives/libraries and VTL’s. Not having a supported adapter, on scale out p10, is a big problem. Requiring a fibre switch is both cost prohibitive and creates a support issue (no in-hous...
Adding AI in Edge Computing based on Intel IPU and Nvidia DPU based on 5G Networking
1- Enabling AI in Edge Computing using the 5G Slicing Networks
2- Writing Device Driver for Intel IPU and Nvidia DPU devices to enable the IBM i and Linux accessing these devices.
3- Enabling the NVMe over TCP/IP for accessing devices over 5G netw...
For SAP HANA customers, there are a number of requests for hardware instances to support 24TB databases. Our biggest competitor here is HPE with their Super Flex offering, and currently the E1080 option is not competitive in RFP responses. So a 24...
When you are installing a HMC, Power 9 etc, in a non IBM rack, sometimes the HMC is just an half an inch too short from side to side. This happens when you are installing the hardware in a datacenter that you have no control over the rack. The onl...
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