PowerLinux / OpenPOWER Request Form

Please use the form below to request hosting on the POWER7/POWER8 environment hosted at the OSUOSL.

This access is intended only for projects who qualify and are approved by both the OSUOSL and IBM.

Name of the open source project or education institution this request will be supporting.
How many estimated users do you have in your community?
Please describe in detail the mission and purpose of this request in regards to how the POWER architecture will support your project. Also describe the general mission of your project.
What types of activity will the machine be used for? (i.e. compile builds, performance testing, architecture troubleshooting, etc).
How long do you expect you will need these resources? Ongoing or indefinitely are also acceptable answers.
Estimated number of nodes (machines) you'd like to have.
Which Linux distribution would you like to use for your machine? This would likely be the latest stable version available for PPC. If you want a specific version, please state that in the comments section on the last page.
We use OpenStack to manage the POWER8 ppc64/ppc64le nodes. We can either create the node for you or we can grant you access to the OpenStack GUI and API and let you manage it yourself. What do you prefer?
Public SSH key to be used for initial access to the system.
If you do not have an IBM Advocate, one will need to be assigned prior to activating access. OSUOSL and IBM will work with the requesting project to find an appropriate advocate.
Normal turnaround for access is typically 7 business days. If you need it sooner than that, please choose which time frame you need. We will do our best to accommodate your request.
Is there anything additional you would like to provide for your request?