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Provide ability to dump sequence of jobs ids considered by LSF scheduler for dispatch during a dispatch cycle

An old job which is pending in LSF may continue to remain pending with the reason "Individual host based reasons" while newer jobs continue to get scheduled. This may happen due to queue priority and fairshare settings. When running 'badmin diagno...
7 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Under review

Possibility to list lsf jobs for multiple users with bjobs -u option

It will be useful for people to check lsf jobs for all their accounts in a single command. bjobs -u "abc xyz" It should list lsf jobs for both abc and xyz.
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Future 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, also we found new versions of mvapich from Ohio State University, therefore we need take this suggestion into consideration. We hope that IBM Spectrum LSF have the unified management of ...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Functionality already exists

Enabling the Batch 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...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Not under consideration

Adding heterogeneous processing CPUs, GPUs and FPGA Accelerator for Spectrum LSF

In the near future we will need more advanced distributed heterogeneous processing , We think it is better to take into consideration the Intel oneAPI and other tools like oneDNN, oneDAL ,...etc. It may need joining openPOWER foundation and IBM wi...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Not under consideration

LSF should support output/error file path that exists only in a container

As of now LSF cannot handle a scenario where the output/error file path exists only in the container and does not exist on the underlying host where the container is running .For example:bsub -o <path_in_container_only> --app <my_bapp>...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Not under consideration

LSF Support for M1/M1 Pro/M2 Pro

We would like IBM to support LSF on M1/M1 Pro/M2 Pro for the ARMV8/aarch64 platform.
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Future consideration

Need lsmake which is supprts Gmake v4.2.1 or later

Current lsmake4 version supports GNU Make 4.0Customer environment uses Gmake v4.2.1 . We need lsmake4 to support Gmake v4.2.1 to enable make through LSF.
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Future consideration