POWER7 PVU licensing changes (or lack thereof)

POWER7 PVU licensing changes (or lack thereof)

Last week, IBM announced the new POWER7 architecture chip. I won’t get into the details about the processor technology, but...

Understanding IBM’s “PVU” terminology

Understanding IBM’s “PVU” terminology

If you have ever purchased software from IBM, you know they license processors based on the concept of a PVU....