Open Source software
Software released with its underlying source code
The system images for build 95 of OpenSolaris for System z are available for download from http://distribution.sinenomine.net/opensolaris. Three packaging choices are available: VMARC, AWSTAPE and a DVD image.
Future updates will be posted as the project progresses.
Mike Cowlishaw, IBM Fellow, presented "Changing the Way Computers Compute" at the Hillgang user group meeting on 24 April 2008. This presentation explains the need for hardware-accelerated binary decimal formats and the emerging IEEE standards in this area.