Chris Bennett wrote:
Does anyone need a Power8?
Chris, this is the hottest high-end server in the IBM universe today.
It runs Linux, AIX and IBM i (OS/400). They are very widely in use deep under
IBM is currently energetically supporting Open Source development (as their vendors are becoming disillusioned about
The Power8 *needs* OpenBSD because they don't have a really good firewalling
regimen at that level.
At the z/OS level, they have world-class stuff, but not around the neighborhood of IBM i, which is actually selling
better than z/OS these days.
If you haunt the IBM world as I do, you'd realize that this could be a very big cash cow for OpenBSD supportniks if
Mikael's idea flies.
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