IBM Power™ Systems high performance computing and technical computing solutions deliver faster time to value with intuitive and powerful solutions. Configurable into highly scalable Linux® clusters, Power Systems offer extreme performance for demanding workloads such as genomics, finance, computational chemistry, oil and gas exploration, and high performance data analytics.
Hardware, solutions and ecosystem
The IBM Power System S822LC incorporates innovation from the OpenPOWER Foundation ecosystem for accelerated performance. This solution is available with up to 2 NVIDIA® Tesla® GPU Accelerators inIBM Power System S822LC for high performance computing and as a dual-socket node for clusters and clouds asIBM Power System S822LC for commercial computing.
IBM Power S822L and IBM Power S824L are tuned for maximum performance, seamless scalability, and reliability. With the IBM POWER8™ processor featuring up to 12-cores, 8-threads per cores, and 192GB/sec of memory bandwidth, they are ideal platforms for large single jobs or as building blocks for HPC clusters or clouds.
IBM Elastic Storage Server is a modern implementation of software defined cluster storage, combining IBM Spectrum Scale™ software with POWER8™ servers and disk arrays. Deploy petascale-class, high-speed storage quickly with pre-assembled and optimized servers, storage and software.
The OpenPOWER Foundation is a collaboration encouraging the adoption of an open server architecture for data centers. It has grown to more than 150 members across 22 countries. IBM’s POWER architecture is the cornerstone of innovation for OpenPOWER, creating a computing platform available to all.
Provides comprehensive workload and resource management for technical computing, analytics, and big data environments. Platform Computing software can transform your Power infrastructure into a high performance, scale-out cluster or grid environment with up to 100 percent server utilization and greater throughput for reduced cost and faster time to results.
Spectrum Scale is full-featured, software-defined storage with management tools that deliver high storage throughput, the performance to effectively manage very large quantities of files, integrated high availability, and automated tiered storage.
An open source scalable distributed computing management and provisioning tool that provides a unified interface for hardware control, discovery, and operating system deployment.
IBM XL compilers deliver stellar performance on Power Systems platforms through advanced optimization capabilities and POWER8 processor exploitation. XL C/C++ for Linux on Power (LE) provides full C++11 and OpenMP 3.1 support so you can easily migrate applications from other platforms. XL Fortran provides partial F2008 and full OpenMP 3.1 support for parallel Fortran programming.
A comprehensive development and execution environment for parallel applications (distributed-memory, message-passing applications running across multiple nodes). Helps engineers develop, test, debug, tune and run high-performance parallel applications in C, C++ and Fortran on IBM Power Systems.
Collections of state-of-the-art mathematical subroutines specifically designed to improve the performance of serial, SMP and SPMD applications on the IBM POWER™ processor-based systems.