IBM Extends PowerLinux Line
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IBM's Power 750 server is getting a new Linux flavor. The PowerLinux 7R4 is a 4-socket, 32-core system that serves as the Linux version of the Power 750.
he Power 750 servers are notable for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the fact that they are the system IBM's Watson artificial intelligence system is built on. While Watson runs on Linux, IBM's 7R4 is something a little bit different.
"Watson does runs Linux and is based on commercially-available Power 750 servers, which can also run AIX and IBM i," Chuck Bryan, Team Leader, Power Systems, told ServerWatch.