How to port x86 Linux applications to IBM POWER

A step-by-step guide to porting applications to the ppc64le architecture

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Why port to Linux on IBM Power?

IBM® POWER® is optimized for performance. The POWER architecture is designed to be a high-performing, highly reliable platform, which is capable of handling large quantities of data more efficiently. It also enables high speed off-load capabilities with technologies such as CPU to GPU interconnect with NVIDIA NVLink.

You'll find that Linux on the POWER platform is much like Linux on any other platform, with full support from the major enterprise and community Linux distributions.

Use this guide to learn the basics of porting your application to the POWER platform. Let’s get started.

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