linux · minicloud · openstack · ppc64le · unicamp

linux: FREE access to OpenSUSE on Power

If you like OpenSUSE you can now try it for FREE at Unicamp’s Minicloud. The Minicloud is hosted by the University of Campinas – Unicamp, which is an academic member of the OpenPower Foundation. It provides free access to Power® virtual machines that can be used for development, testing or migration of applications to Power®. Enjoy!

javascript · linux · minicloud · ppc64le

javascript: phantomjs on Power

PhantomJS (phantomjs.org) is a headless WebKit scriptable with JavaScript. Officially it does not support Power, with builds available only for x86_64 architecture. But, if you want to use on your ppc64le, follow the steps below: The initial step is to get access to Power virtual machine for free at Minicloud. Then, once the VM is… Continue reading javascript: phantomjs on Power

cuda · gpu · linux · minicloud · ppc64le

power: installing CUDA8 on Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Minsky machine with POWER8 with NVLink + Tesla P100

You can leverage the most advanced GPU on IBM Power machine.  The Power System S822LC for High-Performance Computing (code-named “Minsky”) contains two Power8 CPUs and  two Nvidia Tesla P100 GPUs. It is available at Minicloud 🙂 This post is an updated version of the steps described here. Verify that the GPU cards are detected Install basic… Continue reading power: installing CUDA8 on Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Minsky machine with POWER8 with NVLink + Tesla P100

c/c++ · linux · minicloud · ppc64le

power: building your own version of Advance Toolchain

The IBM Advance Toolchain for Linux on Power is stand-alone set of open source development tools and run-time libraries allows users to take leading edge advantage of IBM’s latest POWER hardware features on Linux. It provides functionalities ahead of what is supported by current Linux distribution and does not rely on the system toolchain, requiring minimum dependencies. A new release… Continue reading power: building your own version of Advance Toolchain