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Version 6.1.1

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Apache Spark support for Symphony MapReduce

Apache Spark is a data analytics cluster computing framework that has increased performance over the map reduce paradigm. Providing support for Apache Spark in the Symphony framework will provide more options to for data scientists for data under...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 2 Delivered

Request to restart Python Child Process when task done

Currently, with Python drop 2, on the service side, each service wrapper process will spawn a new child process, which is responsible for the actual task function execution, when the wrapper process starts for a new session and will kill the child...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 2 Not under consideration

Remove Struts 1 from Platform Symphony

Our team uses Platform Symphony as a work load manager for IBM BigInsights. The product contains both version 1 and 2 of struts. While working to patch a security Vulnerability in the struts 2 jars we were told by our security team that struts 1 ...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 1 Not under consideration

Windows 2016 Support

Windows 2016 support is required on Compute layer + SQL 2014 DB running on Windows 2016.
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 1 Delivered

Symphony 6.1.1 support VS2015

We are looking to upgrade to use VS 2015. Per doc, VS2015 is supported in SYm7.2. We would like to use v140 runtime that comes with VS 2015.
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 3 Delivered

Pyhton 2.7 on windows

We would like use Client in Python 2.7 from PC to launch task and service can be in C++ or Python. I understand there is RFE59312(Build246703) is for Python 3.3 on windows. We wonder if it can be re-built on Python 2.7Business team has a data an...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 1 Delivered

SMC 6.1.1 enhancement

SMC prior to 7.1.1 applies to all applications and attempts to balance application sessions across all clusters connected to SMC by always selecting the cluster with the minimum number of active tasks. This will not work with us as we plan to SMC ...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 2 Delivered

Due to the network glitch, vemkd on primary master does not go down while the new vemkd on the backup master is starting

1) The VEMKD on the failover host cannot properly start as the previous VEMKD still holds the lock on the status file. 2) When the network glitch is over, the master takes over and the failover lim shuts down the VEMKD by sending a SIGTERM3) The V...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 2 Delivered

[Integration Requirement][PIMCO][RFE]Symphony python integration windows version with anaconda python

Currently, there is only Linux version for Symphony Python integration. PIMCO requests a Windows version built with anaconda python
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 5 Delivered

supplement RFE for retry task on different hosts (RFC4527) - Pimco

Here attached the discussion email thread: Hi NancyAs discussed over the phone, the proposed solution is as follows:"The solution is to add an expired time for a task that need to be retried. Once the time has expired, the task can be retry on the...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 4 Delivered