IBM PowerLinux aims at Linux/x86 market

Last month’s news that IBM would be pushing out Linux-on-Power based servers may very well have given you a sense of been-there-done-that, but the new focus on IBM’s Power architecture is giving Big Blue another shot at taking on the Linux on x86 sector.

The question is, will the shot hit its big data target? Or are the new PowerLinux systems too expensive for their intended markets?