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Multiple queues request for job - consider taking in account queue limitations and lsf.resources for better job dispatching.

Today, when we submit a job with multiple queues (bsub "high risk") The job will be dispatched to a relevant queue by examine parameters such as queue status(open/closed), queue hosts, time-limit. In a situation, where a queue "high" have a ujob_l...
16 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Under review

Add parameter gpumodel=same for multi node-multi gpu parallel jobs.

To allow LSF more efficient scheduling for multi node multi gpu nodes (that require to run on same type of GPU's) parameter gmodel=same is very important. Today we can only define same model for CPU type but not for GPU type: Our clients are runni...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Needs more information

THREAD limit to be set per HOST or PER CORE instead of PER JOB

The current THREADS limit on a queue level is set per job while it has to be set per HOST or per CORE. That is because current limit doesn't reflect the size of a job so is the THREADS limit is 600 it means that a single core job can produce up-to...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1

Enhance lsmake4 to support Grouped Target's in the latest version of make 4.4.1

Currently our tools are using Grouped Target's which don't properly work causing quite a bit of rework after the initial compile.
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Planned for future release

Ability to reserve GPUs in LSF advanced reservations

It's currently not possible to reserve GPUs in an advanced reservation with LSF, unlike CPUs (slots) and memory. For example, we have some hosts with 120 CPU slots and 8 GPUs. I want to create a reservation that reserves half of a node. I can do t...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Correct on Design Flaw in Session Scheduler

Currently the Session Manager and Service Director operate in the same CGROUP on the first execution host which causes a race condition that if a task on the first execution host pushes the memory use above the memory limit (aka mem-eater process)...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Allow resource limit ELIGIBLE_PEND_JOBS usage for APPS

I would like to have a limit ELIGIBLE_PEND_JOBS for the consumer APPS. The reason is an application which needs licenses from a license server. In case of many simultanously dispatched jobs the license server overloads. Up to now the resource limi...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Needs more information

tool to list out active and default base params - lsparams

Think of 'bparams' and the level of details that it provides with args '-la'. This helps in figuring out what all params are configured as default or what defaults values are affecting the scheduling. Such a tool does not exist for LSF Base config...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Planned for future release

Group jobs to same cluster when using bsub -cluster feature

Goal: Group together lsf jobs, "regression", in such a way that bsub -cluster feature directs all jobs in the group to the same cluster. Proposal: a) bsub submits all jobs in a job array to a single cluster bsub -cluster all -J "ArrayName[1-10]" /...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1

lsfproxyd - Persistent blocking rules

LSFProxyd is a new solution to help scheduler handle queries effectively. This RFE is to enable persistent blocksing rules for heavy query hitters. Same has been discussed with John Welch in a separate discussion.
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration