Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2017-04-21

Hardware

"Key members of the OpenPOWER Foundation envisioned something completely different in their quest to create the perfect developer event", says Randall Ross on the OpenPOWER blog, "something that has never been done before: What if developers at a developer event actually spent their time developing?" The OpenPOWER Foundation anwser is to create the first ever Developer Congress, a hands-on event that will take place May 22-25 in San Francisco. The Congress will focus on all aspects of full stack solutions - software, hardware, infrastructure, and tooling - and developers will have the opportunity to learn and develop solutions amongst peers in a collaborative and supportive environment. Read further...

Industry news

Intel's Vice President and General Manager for Technical Computing Trish Damkroger told the Lustre community in an e-mail Intel will stop delivering Intel branded Lustre HPC file system. She writes: "Starting today, Intel will contribute all Lustre features and enhancements to the open source community. This will mean that we will no longer provide Intel-branded releases of Lustre, and instead align our efforts and support around the community release." Read further...