Debian ppc64el port
One year and 2 months after the initial bootstrap , ppc64el is now an official architecture for Jessie. YAY!
More than 94% of the Debian Archive
See the ppc64el/Installation page.
See the ppc64el/DevelopmentTeam page.
There are significant contributions by people from open-source communities and companies.
If you are a Debian Developer, Maintainer, New Member, or enthusiast, and is interested in this port, please let us know.
Individual Virtual Machines (ppc64el mini cloud)
You can get access to ppc64el virtual machines in the OpenPOWER MiniCloud - easy, free and fast.
POWER8 Virtual Machine
A ppc64el virtual machine is available at ?OpenPower mini-cloud. This is a set of POWER8 machines and you can request a full VM for development purposes:
GNU Tools Caldron 2014 slides & video