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Preemption support for MIG GPU jobs

We would like that preemption will be supported also for MIG jobs(A100 dgx mig devices). Currently the preemption is not working for this type of jobs. Example scenatiois: kill two or more jobs and reconfigure mig to have the new job run. We need ...
12 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Under review

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 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Under review

Add fields to bhosts -o output

Add total memory and memory reserved columns for bhosts -o option.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1

Customize date output format for bjobs, bacct, bhist commands

Current output for date format is Apr 17 03:06:23. Customer prefers this date format: 2022 04/17/2022 03:06:23
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Why do we have to run "lspasswd" to register windows user's password in LSF ?

Customers hope they don't need to use lspasswd in Windows. But LSF needs user's password to impersonate user before running user's job on a Windows execution host. This is due to the designed feature of user authentication in Windows. Windows need...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Extend Job Report Mail to only include terminated jobs

Customer wants job report mail to go for a subset of jobs where the job was terminated for various reasons such as CPU limit, Memory limit, etc.
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Functionality already exists

Adopt the fleet api for Amazon Web Services to improve resource/host types acquisition times.

Current wait times are troublesome when requesting multiple instances of different types. https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/ec2-fleet-manage-thousands-of-on-demand-and-spot-instances-with-one-request/
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1

Reduce the Scheduler impact of a "bmod -sp"

Currently, a bmod is a very expensive activity in LSF, but running a bmod to simply change a jobs priority, should be a low impact changes. What we would request is to have the bmod that simply does an '-sp' to be handled in a way that has the lea...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Improve Various Components of the Current Scheduler Adlgorithm

Currently, though the Scheduler supports threads, the processing is not a thread per bucket, but rather a threads that are used on a per bucket basis and buckets are still handled serially, which has led us to Host Match times around 400 seconds. ...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 3 Future consideration

Reporting both host-based pending reason and main pending reason

"LSF does not support reporting both host-based pending reason and main pending reason (about license)." Let me provide a portion of the bsub statement from our case to exemplify the customer's dilemma. bsub -R "rusage[mem=3000.00:duration=1m,md_r...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration