IBM Power Architecture

The IBM Power architecture is an instruction set architecture (ISA) implemented by a variety of processors from IBM and other vendors, including Power7, IBM’s latest server processor. The IBM Power architecture is designed to exploit parallelism at the instruction, data and thread level.

By: Tejas S. Karkhanis, José E. Moreira

Published in: RC25146 in 2011


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