container · go · linux · ppc64le

linux: building and executing containerd on Power

containerd is an industry-standard container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness and portability [1]. In this tutorial we are going to build and execute it on Power. Before we get started building it, we need to get a Power VM. Ask for a FREE account at http://openpower.ic.unicamp.br/minicloud/. Once you get it, you can start… Continue reading linux: building and executing containerd on Power

cloud · IBM Cloud Private · kubernetes · linux · openstack · power · ppc64le

linux: Installing IBM Cloud Private CE

Wondering to install IBM Cloud Private Community Edition 3.1.0 as a single node? Take a look at this video and learn how easy it is:  

cloud · IBM Cloud Private · kubernetes · linux · power · ppc64le

linux: IBM Cloud Private with GlusterFS

You can easily configure and install an IBM Cloud Private Cluster with GlusterFS for data persistence. See how it can be done by watching the video below:

cloud · container · linux · power · ppc64le

ppc64le: Minio on Power

Minio is a high performance distributed object storage server, designed for large-scale private cloud infrastructure. Recently, while investigating alternatives to replace S3 on a Travis CI Enterprise setup I got Minio as an option. However, Minio wasn’t ported to Power, so my first step was to port it (which was very easy I would say).… Continue reading ppc64le: Minio on Power

docker · linux · power · ppc64le · travis

ppc64le: creating a Docker image for travis-build on ppc64le

Travis Build is a library that Travis Workers use to generate a shell based build script which is then uploaded to the VMs using SSH and executed, with the resulting output streamed back to Travis. In worker to use it on ppc64le it is necessary to make some adjustments in the Dockerfile so the right packages are… Continue reading ppc64le: creating a Docker image for travis-build on ppc64le

cuda · gpu · linux · minicloud · ppc64le

power: installing CUDA8 on Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Minsky machine with POWER8 with NVLink + Tesla P100

You can leverage the most advanced GPU on IBM Power machine.  The Power System S822LC for High-Performance Computing (code-named “Minsky”) contains two Power8 CPUs and  two Nvidia Tesla P100 GPUs. It is available at Minicloud 🙂 This post is an updated version of the steps described here. Verify that the GPU cards are detected Install basic… Continue reading power: installing CUDA8 on Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Minsky machine with POWER8 with NVLink + Tesla P100

c/c++ · linux · minicloud · ppc64le

power: building your own version of Advance Toolchain

The IBM Advance Toolchain for Linux on Power is stand-alone set of open source development tools and run-time libraries allows users to take leading edge advantage of IBM’s latest POWER hardware features on Linux. It provides functionalities ahead of what is supported by current Linux distribution and does not rely on the system toolchain, requiring minimum dependencies. A new release… Continue reading power: building your own version of Advance Toolchain