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The IBM
IBM
LINUX TECHNOLOGY CENTER (LTC) is an organization focused on development for the Linux kernel
Linux kernel
and related open-source software projects. In 1999, IBM
IBM
created the LTC to combine its software developers interested in Linux
Linux
and other open-source software into a single organization. Much of the LTC's early effort was focused on making "all of its server platforms Linux
Linux
friendly." The LTC collaborated with the Linux
Linux
community to make Linux
Linux
run optimally on processor architectures such as x86 , mainframe , and Power . In recent years, the focus of the LTC has expanded to include several other open source initiatives.

DETAILS

Developers in the LTC contribute to various open-source projects such as:

* Kernel-based Virtual Machine
Kernel-based Virtual Machine
(KVM) on x86 and Power systems, including Kimchi * Apache Hadoop * OpenStack
OpenStack
* OpenPower Consortium * GNU toolchain * Open source
Open source
standards

LTC is a worldwide team with main locations in Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Israel, and the United States.

REFERENCES

* ^ "IBM: The Big Blue Support for the Linux
Linux
Community LG #59". Linuxgazette.net. Archived from the original on 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2013-09-21. * ^ "Google Discussiegroepen". Groups.google.com. Retrieved 2013-09-21. * ^ " IBM
IBM
Gets Allies to Chip Away at Intel - WSJ.com". Online.wsj.com. 2013-08-05. Retrieved 2013-09-21.

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