Facebook Joins AMD, HP, Marvell and Others in Linaro Linux on ARM Servers Efforts
Companies including AMD, AppliedMicro, Calxeda, Canonical, Cavium, Facebook, HP, Marvell and Red Hat are joining forces with ARM, HiSilicon, Samsung and ST-Ericsson to form the Linaro Enterprise Group (LEG), which will undertake the challenge.
The group will be working to improve time-to-market acceleration, reduce R&D costs, and share information on differentiated systems to help bring lower-power hyperscale servers to market. The hope is that this technology will cut cost of ownership and improve energy efficiency, both of which are enormous cost concerns for any entity running servers.
Impressively, the group plans to have an initial software delivery by the end of the year.