"The new hardware will make it easier to run technology like the MongoDB database and the open-source software Spark, International Business Machines Corp. said. Spark is a free information-storing framework that IBM has said it is spending “hundreds of millions” to develop.IBM Introduces Two Open-Source-Only Mainframes in Hardware Push - Bloomberg Business
The mainframe is one of IBM’s signature hardware products that will help sell related software and services. Presently more than a third of IBM’s mainframe clients are running the Linux operating system, Tom Rosamilia, senior vice president of IBM Systems, said in a release."
Monday, August 17, 2015
IBM Introduces Two Open-Source-Only Mainframes in Hardware Push - Bloomberg Business
Also see Linux Foundation Launches Open Mainframe Project (TechCrunch)