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job select statement improvement

I have hosts with exclusive resources and some with a dynamic resource. A few hosts have two exclusive resources. The job submit: $ bsub -R 'select[ defined(res1) || (defined(res2) && dynamic_pool==loaner_host)]' I would expect this job to...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Future consideration

Add possibility to assign cores from the same CCX in AMD CPUs to make use of the same L3 cache.

With a specific 2-core workload we noticed significant performance improvements of about 50% in shorter runtime when both cores reside on the same L3 cache group (CCX) of an AMD EPYC CPU.Therefore it would be very beneficial to be able to have LSF...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

LSF connector error while configuring K8s

kubectl create -f $LSF_BINDIR/../../misc/kubernetes/parallelJob-v1alpha1.yaml > /tmp/IBM/parallelJob-v1alpha1.yaml.log error: resource mapping not found for name: "paralleljobs.ibm.com" namespace: "" from "/home/shared/lsfhome/10.1/linux3.10-...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration

Expand API (or bjobs -o option) to report memory reservation on a per-job basis

Determining per-job memory usage is valuable, but we also need to be able to see, on a per-job basis, how much memory job(s) have reserved at a point in time. Partly we need to be able to compare to the actual memory use to see if they're over-res...
11 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

LSF to control SSH sessions on hosts running LSF jobs

We have many users who need to open an SSH session from their IDE ( VSCode, PyCharm) to a cluster machine running their LSF job so they can debug/troubleshoot/test in realtime in an interactive session. While battach works to connect to a cluster ...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Future consideration

bjobs -o reserved_mem or bhosts -o reserved_mem

To see how much memory is reserved on a host, we need to parse the bhosts -l <hostname> command, and it doesn't give us info about which job is reserving how much memory. I'd either like to see one of the following: bhosts -o 'jobid reserved...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration

Job slot of suspended jobs should be used in pending jobs

Hi Team, I would like pending jobs to be executed on the slots, where jobs are suspended using bstop command. Currently its not happening and those suspended job slots are remains unused. I request you to have a look and fix this issues in future ...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration

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...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

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.
10 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration

Affinity support for windows compute servers

We have a mixed Linux/Windows cluster. Unfortunately the affinity string in the resource requirement is not supported on Windows. This leads to several problems: 1. jobs with affinity settings will not be dispatched to windows nodes 2. less perfor...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration