Category: IBM Power Systems

  • Multi-Architecture Compute: Managing User Provisioned Infrastructure Load Balancers with Post-Installation workers

    From https://community.ibm.com/community/user/powerdeveloper/blogs/paul-bastide/2024/03/21/multi-architecture-compute-managing-user-provision?CommunityKey=daf9dca2-95e4-4b2c-8722-03cd2275ab63 Multi-Arch Compute for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on IBM Power systems lets one use a pair of compute architectures, such as, ppc64le and amd64, within a single cluster. This feature opens new possibilities for versatility and optimization for composite solutions that span multiple architectures. The cluster owner is able to add an…

  • OpenShift 4.15

    IBM announced the availability of Red Hat OpenShift 4.15 available on IBM Power. Read more about it inhttps://community.ibm.com/community/user/powerdeveloper/blogs/brandon-pederson1/2024/03/15/red-hat-openshift-415-now-available-on-ibm-power I worked on the following: Red Hat OpenShift 4.14, Multi-Architecture Compute was introduced for the IBM Power and IBM Z platforms, enabling a single heterogeneous cluster across different compute architectures. With the release of Red Hat OpenShift…

  • A couple IBM Power related updates

    A couple quick updates… opentofus – a terraform Compatible Build for ppc64le The Oregon State University Open Source Lab (OSU OSL) provides Power servers to develop and test open source projects on the Power Architecture platform. OSU OSL provides ppc64le VMs and bare metal machines as well as CI. Read more about their Power services…

  • Getting started with Multi-Arch Compute workloads with your Red Hat OpenShift cluster

    FYI: Webinar: Getting started with Multi-Arch Compute workloads with your Red Hat OpenShift cluster Summary

 The Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform runs on IBM Power systems, offering a secure and reliable foundation for modernizing applications and running containerized workloads.

Multi-Arch Compute for OpenShift Container Platform lets you use a pair of compute architectures such as, ppc64le…

  • February 2024 Updates

    Here are some updates for February 2024 Open Source Container images for Power now available in IBM Container Registry The Power team has added a new image: envoy 1.29.0 podman pull icr.io/ppc64le-oss/envoy-ppc64le:1.29.0 Feb 7, 2024 https://community.ibm.com/community/user/powerdeveloper/blogs/priya-seth/2023/04/05/open-source-containers-for-power-in-icr Kube-burner is a Kubernetes performance and scale test orchestration toolset. It provides multi-faceted functionality, the most important of which…

  • January 2023 – Lessons Learned

    For the month, I learned lots of things, and wanted to share them as part of snippets that you might find useful. Create a virtual server instance in IBM Power Virtual Server using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform The Power Developer Exchange article dives into using the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and how to…

  • Setting up an IBM PowerVS Workspace to a IBM Cloud VPC

    As part of the Red Hat OpenShift Multi-Arch Compute effort, I’ve been working on Power and Intel Compute architecture pairs: This article helps setup an IBM Cloud VPC with IBM Power Virtual Server, you can follow this recipe: You now have a VPC and a Power Workspace connected. The next step is to setup the Security Groups to…

  • Multi Arch Compute OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) cluster on IBM Power 

    Following the release of Red Hat OpenShift 4.14, clients can run x86 and IBM Power Worker Nodes in the same OpenShift Container Platform Cluster with Multi-Architecture Compute. A study compared the performance implications of deploying applications on a Multi Arch Compute OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) cluster with a cluster exclusively built on IBM Power architecture.…

  • Awesome Notes – 11/28

    Here are some great resources for OpenShift Container Platform on Power: Explore Multi Arch Compute in OpenShift cluster with IBM Power systems In the ever-evolving landscape of computing, the quest for optimal performance and adaptability remains constant. This study delves into the performance implications of deploying applications on a Multi Arch Compute OpenShift Container Platform…

  • Useful Notes for September and October 2023

    Hi everyone, I’ve been heads down working on Multiarchitecture Compute and the Power platform for IBM. How to add /etc/hosts file entries in OpenShift containers Infrastructure Nodes in OpenShift 4 A link to Infra nodes which provide a specific role in the cluster. https://access.redhat.com/solutions/5034771 Multiarchitecture Compute Research Calling all IBM Power customers looking to impact…