With PowerLinux, IBM brings four big things to the table that are good for Linux: competition, commitment, code, and cool technology.

90% of the world’s data was created in the last two years.

This torrent of data shows no signs of slowing down. Big data analytics solutions built on the IBM PowerLinux platform are architected to harness the data explosion facing your business. This is why clients and innovators choose to collaborate with IBM, building optimized PowerLinux solutions that are designed for data.

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Announcing the IBM PowerLinux Big Data Solution for Apache Hadoop

To create Watson, IBM Research combined PowerLinux technology with Apache Hadoop software, creating the perfect platform for their DeepQA algorithms.

With the launch of IBM PowerLinux Big Data solutions, we took a leadership role in offering optimized solutions ready for immediate deployment, built on IBM InfoSphere software like BigInsights and Streams. We’ve also taken our role in the open source community very seriously, with heavy contributions to projects like Apache Hadoop enabling continuous development in the fields of analytics and high performance computing.

Now, clients and solution builders wishing to innovate on top of a high performance data analytics platform can take advantage of the proven flexibility, throughput, and resiliency of POWER, as well as the immediate value provided by PowerLinux solutions. Using the IBM PowerLinux Big Data Solution for Apache Hadoop, clients and developers can take advantage of optimizations designed by IBM engineers to allow Hadoop to excel on Power.