Leveling up with POWER8

Over the past year I've had the privilege of working on a new POWER architecture ppc64le (PowerPC 64bit Little Endian). We've had a long relationship with IBM at the Open Source Lab (OSL) providing resources for the POWER architecture to FOSS projects.

Earlier this year, IBM graciously donated three powerful …

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Facebook Prineville Datacenter

Along with the rest of the OSU Open Source Lab crew (including students), I was invited to the grand opening of Facebook's new datacenter yesterday in Prineville, Oregon. We were lucky enough to get a private tour by Facebook's Senior Open Source Manager, David Recordon. I was very impressed with …

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