Sharing Power Systems: An IBM i And Linux Story
October 20, 2014 Dan Burger
If you want to have a conversation with IBM‘s Doug Balog about i on Power, be prepared for Linux on Power to be part of the discussion. The two are inseparable when you’re the person running the Power Systems business, which, by the way, is exactly what Balog does. The reason i and Linux are inseparable is because they are each very good at different things and they need one another to be good at everything.
Balog sees Linux on Power as the answer to every aspect of the systems of engagement. He sees IBM i and AIX as