News / 21 April 2015

iRODS on POWER8(LE) Beta Available

If you've been following the blog or iRODS-Chat, you have seen hints that iRODS is being compiled for POWER8. I'd like to announce that BioBuilds now hosts an engineering release of iRODS for little-endian POWER8 systems at

This work has been spearheaded by IBM engineers, with some support from Consortium staff members. At risk of pre-empting the press release (it's in the works!), we are excited about the work IBM and the community will accomplish together under the auspices of the iRODS Consortium.

Dan Bedard