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10/23/2012 03:16 PM EDT
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rick merritt
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rick merritt   10/25/2012 6:23:03 AM
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Server G? Freescale pinout? I don't underdstand.

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bruzzer2   10/25/2012 3:59:14 AM
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Yes, Server G; Freescale merchant pin out, Java messaging layer processor memory subsystem mgt; quite unique. mb campmkting

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Embedded SW Dev   10/24/2012 4:29:13 PM
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Depending on what one wants to do with such a server, getting software stacks to run on it is important. For example, Oracle doesn't compile Java for PowerPC/Linux (no surprise there), one has to get the IBM J9 version. As long as one is using mostly Open Source software, it should be possible to build a version for PowerPC, but commercial software may be harder to find for PowerPC/Linux.

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abrokalakis   10/24/2012 3:20:12 PM
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Amen! I wish for that!!

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kevinchappell   10/23/2012 10:55:19 PM
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I know they recently became a members of Power.org https://www.power.org/press-release/servergy-joins-power-org/ There should be some technical documentation there also in the coming weeks.

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rick merritt   10/23/2012 8:30:38 PM
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Fixed, thanks

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betajet   10/23/2012 6:38:59 PM
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Do they refer to themselves as "serverguys"?

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betajet   10/23/2012 6:38:05 PM
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When people release new product lines based on PowerPC these days, it's news. Personally, I'm glad to see PowerPC still going strong. IMO it's a much better instruction set than x86 or ARM. Now we just need a development board with Raspberry Pi pricing.

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de_la_rosa   10/23/2012 5:35:08 PM
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is this an advert? is there an alternative to eetimes?

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rick merritt   10/23/2012 5:15:22 PM
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Please chime in if you have any insights into this company and the chips it is using...or have some insights on Power servers beyond IBM.

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