Linux ARM 64-bit

  • HP Moonshot ARM Server runs AppliedMicro X-Gene 64bit ARMv8 Octa-Core

    Linux on ARMClark and Linda of HP give an inside look at HP's Moonshot system configured with their new m400 ARM cartridges. Each cartridge is an individual 64-bit ARM server using AppliedMicro's X-Gene SOC, with 8 cores and 64Gb of RAM with 2 Mellanox 10G NICs. The servers are running OpenStack with a mix of cloud controller services and Nova compute nodes.

  • Applied Micro X-Gene (64-bit ARM) vs Intel Xeon (64-bit x86) Performance and Power Usage

    Linux on ARMA group of researcher at CERN have evaluated Applied Micro X-Gene 1 64-bit ARM XC-1 development board against Intel Xeon E5-2650 and Xeon Phi SE10/7120 systems, and one of them, David Abdurachmanov, presented their findings at ACAT’ 14 conference (Advanced Computing and Analysis Techniques) by listing some of the issues they had to port their software to 64-bit ARM, and performance efficiency of the three systems for data processing of High Energy Physics (HEP) experiments like those at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), where performance-per-watt is important, as computing systems may scale to several hundred thousands cores.

  • Red Hat Linux ARM Partner Early Access Program on ARMv8 64bit AMD Seattle and Applied Micro Mustang

    Linux on ARMJon Masters, Chief ARM Architect at Red Hat, talks about Red Hat showing off their ARM Partner Early Access Program (http://connect.redhat.com/early-acces...) running on AMD's ARMv8 64bit Seattle and on the Applied Micro ARMv8 64bit X-Gene Mustang booting both with UEFI and ACPI on a single same Kernel with no changes, common platform.

  • Red Hat: ARM servers will come when people crank out chips like AMD's 64-bit Seattle

    Linux on ARMLinuxCon 2014 - It's practically a given that the ARM processor architecture – so beloved by makers of small devices everywhere – will graduate to servers soon. But before ARM servers can ship in any significant volume, a standardized hardware platform that specifically targets the data center is a must.

  • Fedora 21 and ARM aarch64 status for alpha

    Linux on ARMWith the Fedora 21 Alpha freeze looming in the rear view mirror, although the object wasn’t as close as it would appear, I thought it was high time that I gave a brief overview of the state of ARM aarch64 in Fedora. Some might assume the silence means not a lot has been happening but this is extremely far from the truth!

  • Red Hat Rolls Up Linux For ARM Servers

    Linux on ARMThe great thing about Linux is that it runs on nearly everything, and if ARM servers ever take off, they will do so because Linux workloads are ported from X86 and other architectures to run on 64-bit ARM processors. The classic chicken and egg problem is making it difficult for an ARM server ecosystem to develop, and Red Hat is going to help this along with an effort it calls the ARM Partner Early Access Program.

  • AMD Announces the Availability of 64-bit ARM Opteron Developer Kits

    Linux on ARMAMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the immediate availability of the AMD Opteron™ A1100-Series developer kit, which features AMD’s first 64-bit ARM®-based processor, codenamed “Seattle.” AMD is the first company to provide a standard ARM Cortex®-A57- based server platform for software developers and integrators. Software and hardware developers as well as early adopters in large datacenters are eligible and can apply on AMD’s website.

  • Linaro announces Android Open Source Project port for ARMv8-A Architecture is ready and running on a 64-bit multi-core SoC

    Linux on ARMFollowing the recent announcement of the Android™ L Developer Preview, Linaro, the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced that a port of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to the ARMv8-A architecture has been made available as part of the Linaro 14.06 release.

  • SoftIron Announces the World’s First Production 64-bit ARM-Based Enterprise Server Motherboard using X-Gene™ Technology

    Linux on ARMSouthampton, UK, 19th June 2014 - SoftIron® today announced it will showcase its 64-bit ARMv8 based enterprise-grade server motherboard at the 2014 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC), taking place in Leipzig, Germany from June 22-26, 2014.

  • Firefox Runs On 64-bit ARM (AArch64)

    Linux on ARMWhile it will still be a while before consumers are able to see 64-bit ARM hardware on their desk, Mozilla's Firefox web-browser on AArch64 (64-bit ARM) is working.

  • Applied Micro, Canonical claim the first ARM 64-bit server production software deployment

    Linux on ARMSummary: Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.

  • The LLVM 64-bit ARM64/AArch64 Back-Ends Have Merged

    Linux on ARMBack in March Apple open-sourced their ARM 64-bit LLVM back-end (dubbed ARM64) many months after other ARM vendors had already developed a competing 64-bit ARM back-end (dubbed "AArch64" as ARM's official name for architecture).

  • Why ARM Servers, And Why Now?

    how-toIt is a pity that smartphones and tablets did not come along earlier and did not need 64-bit processing and memory addressing sooner than they did. Had these consumer devices (which are now generally thought of as being indispensable for business as well) required such rich circuitry earlier, then the collective of chip manufacturers who are part of the ARM collective might have put some server-class chips into the field a lot earlier and given datacenters some real alternatives to the X86 architecture by now.

  • Fedora 21 To Evaluate Remote Journal Logging, 64-bit ARM Emulation

    Linux on ARMYesterday on Phoronix we covered 12 new feature proposals for Fedora 21 and following that story yesterday were a handful of new feature proposals for this next major Fedora release. On top of the features already approved, the features talked about yesterday and last week's approved features, a few more proposals were sent in yesterday for the approval by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) this week. These very latest proposals include:

  • Apple Open-Sources Their 64-bit ARM LLVM Back-End

    Linux on ARMBack in September of last year after Apple unveiled the iPhone 5S smart-phone with a 64-bit processor, they said they would ultimately open-source their 64-bit ARM compiler back-end... A half-year later, we're finally seeing this code that yields another AArch64 back-end for LLVM.

  • Porting to 64-bit ARM

    Linux on ARMWhy 64-bit? It seems that is a question with many answers! For some, it will be the need to address more than 2GB or 4GB of memory, for others the need for wider registers and greater accuracy of 64-bit data processing, for still others the attraction of a larger register set. Either way, the 64-bit train is gathering speed and if you don't get on board it may leave you behind!

  • David Rusling and Jon Masters, Linaro CTO interviews Chief ARM Architect at Red Hat

    Linux on ARMJon Masters is responsible for leading research and development efforts around the ARM Architecture at Red Hat (in particular, the 64-bit ARM Architecture known as AArch64), instrumental in the creation of the Linaro Enterprise Group, sitting on the LEG Technical Steering Committee, and is elected to represent LEG on the core Linaro Technical Steering Committee.

  • Debian Works Towards Upstream Qt4 ARM 64-bit Support

    Linux on ARMDebian developers are trying to land upstream support for 64-bit ARM (AArch64) in the Qt tool-kit.

     

  • Linux group could hasten 64-bit Android for ARM mobile devices

    Linux on ARMLinaro, the open-source development consortium for Linux on ARM architecture, is working on software, tools and drivers that could hasten the release of 64-bit Android. The move is significant because, apart from Apple’s iPhone 5s, no 64-bit smartphones have been announced, a situation that analysts partly attribute to the lack of 64-bit Android for ARM processors, which are the most widely used in handsets and tablets.

  • CAVIUM 64bit SoCs for Base Stations at MWC 2014

    Linux on ARMCavium talks about and shows their latest enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking OCTEON and OCTEON Fusion SoCs based on ARMv8 64bit and MIPS, making customized optimized core designs for each in use for cloud servers and base stations among other. CAVIUM claims that their ARMv8 64bit enterprise/server design, due to be released later this year, provides more performance at lower power consumption than Intel´s x86.


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