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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Symphony jobs log retrieval enhanced mechanism

Whereas Symphony provides an easy way to retrieve its own cluster logs through its System Logs web interface, the same is not true for user jobs submitted to the cluster. Today, a given job’s log is generated and stored on the filesystem. A user m...
12 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Functionality already exists

Symphony / Conductor - reporting access granularity

A user who wishes to access the reporting capabilities of Symphony and Conductor must be given a role that allows access to Reports and PERF. Once that’s done, the user can view metrics reports from the whole cluster which is something only Admins...
12 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Future consideration

Symphony Alerting / notification mechanism through Webhooks

Spectrum Symphony and Spectrum Conductor are cluster managemet solutions that orchestrate running distributed workloads on a multitude of servers in the cluster. As such, they need to konw the state of the servers in the cluster. Traditionally, cl...
12 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Future consideration

Fileshare

Instead of using NFS / SMB fileshare for symphony, could we have S3 storage too
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Planned for future release

SSM Instrumentation

As a debug mode, have a instrumentation mode that can be easily enable on configuration side. Instead of a new binaries that need to be deploy and rollback.
about 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Planned for future release

Remove Linux root privileges(Elevated access) for IBM Symphony /Spectrum process

Currently IBM Symphony (including Spectrum , SMC, ) requires Linux root level access (egosetsudoers.sh) to run this product in EGO_Simplified_WEM=No This elevated access for symphony processes is flagged as security risk for all our infrastructure...
about 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 1 Not under consideration

[SMC][RFE][WellsFargo] - SMC tasklevel balancing enhancement

Task Level balancing only evaluate the balancing once during the session creation, meaning once the session is created, there is no more dynamic balancing, all tasks will be dispatched to participating cluster according to a static share ratio. Th...
about 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Not under consideration

[RFE][PIMCO] - Host Factory - Private Cloud Burst - Cisco Unified Computing System

We would request private cloud burst, Cisco UCS running on VMware. is supported in Symphony 7.2
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 7 Not under consideration

Enabling Multiple MPI like OpenMPI, mvapich, and others for distributed processing Systems for optimized processing

IBM, Intel, Nvidia, and others have their own optimized MPI for Parallel processing, also we found new versions of mvapich from Ohio State University, therefore we need take this suggestion into consideration. We hope that IBM Spectrum Symphony ha...
9 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 1 Not under consideration

Enabling the Parallel processing based on Compute Express Link CXL 3.0 or CXL 4.0 Fabrics

CXL 3.0 is built upon the IBM OpenCAPI, but CXL3 and CXL 4 have more speeds and will achieve the following: 1- Enabling the Interconnection between IBM LinuxONE and Exa scale AI Data Centers based on Nvidia DGX H100 based on Nvidia H100 GPUs and I...
9 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 3 Not under consideration