What's New in the Server Environment of Power ISA v2.06?
Additions and Enhancements to the Power ISA v2.06 extend the advantages of the Power Architecture ranging from performance, flexibility and RAS to energy efficiency. Vector-Scalar Extension (VSX)—a major addition in v2.06 extends the edge Power ISA has in HPC and computation-intensive workloads. Power ISA v2.06 continues to provide enhancements to the Server space such as Memory Management, Processor version compatibility features, cache management, etc and also introduces a number of capabilities for the embedded space such as embedded hypervisor, energy management, multi-core and multi-threading. The focus here is on the Server ISA.