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eServer Developer Domain: Application Development on Linux Power

Apr 22, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Davis, Anita Govindjee, Vandana Kumar)

"Deploying and developing your application on Linux for the IBM pSeries and iSeries POWER platforms is similar to deploying and developing on other Linux systems. In this article the similarities and differences that you need to be aware of for the Linux POWER systems are discussed.

"Both pSeries and iSeries servers are based on the same POWER processor architecture, binaries compiled under a Linux distribution on either pSeries or iSeries run on both platforms. However, changes may be required for differences in I/O support between pSeries and iSeries servers.

"Information in this article is based on the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 8 and Red Hat Linux 7.1, kernel versions 2.4 for POWER architecture. SuSE Linux distributes and supports SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 8 for pSeries and iSeries hardware..."

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