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Earlier this month, OpenPOWER participated in the International Conference on Supercomputing, co-hosted by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC-BarcelonaTECH) and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS). The conference showcased the latest research in high-performance computing systems. Included in the agenda was a dedicated Workshop on RISC-V and OpenPOWER...

By: James Kulina Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation This May, Antmicro announced support for the POWER ISA in Renode, its open source, multi-architecture, heterogeneous multi-core capable simulator for software development and software-hardware co-development. It’s an exciting development, as developers can now test applications based on the POWER ISA...

By James Kulina, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation [caption id="attachment_7535" align="alignleft" width="300"] “It’s my goal to make OpenPOWER one of the easiest platforms to go from an idea to a silicon chip.”- James Kulina, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation[/caption] Hey everyone - I’m a new face here, but I’m...

[caption id="attachment_5638" align="alignleft" width="150"] "It’s been an honour and joy to have been part of the OpenPOWER ecosystem as Executive Director of the Foundation." - Hugh Blemings[/caption] I had the good fortune to join the OpenPOWER Foundation as Executive Director in late 2017. Over the ensuing...

Hugh Blemings, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation First, the thoughts of all involved in OpenPOWER and the Foundation are with the broader community and their families in these trying and uncertain times. Please stay safe out there. As the Executive Director of the OpenPOWER Foundation, I have had...

As we deal with the serious implications of COVID-19, the team at the OpenPOWER Foundation got to thinking about how a technical organisation like ourselves can connect and support our community. So we hit upon the idea of running ongoing, informal weekly teleconference calls (dial-in details...

By: Sandy Woodward, OpenPOWER Foundation Compliance Work Group Chair, IBM Academy of Technology Member There is much excitement in the August 2019 announcement of open-sourcing the POWER Instruction Set Architecture (ISA), which provides the opportunity for experimentation and collaboration. When the hardware implementation of the ISA...