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Version 7.3.2

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Request to add ARM/AArch64 to Spectrum Symphony version 7.3.2 or a future release.

Request to add ARM/AArch64 to Spectrum Symphony version 7.3.2 or a future release.
17 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Submitted

When a session is suspended while tasks are running on reclaimed hosts, the suspendGracePeriod should take precedence over EGO consumer's reclaimGracePeriod

Define a very large reclaimGracePeriod (say 10 hours) for a consumer. If a compute host is reclaimed while the workload is running, then the tasks will remain running until the reclaimGracePeriod expires. However, if the session is then suspended,...
2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Planned for future release

Enable CLI that allows to modify resource groups' preference level for a consumer

IBM Spectrum Symphony product GUI allows users to choose more than one resource groups for a consumer and set their preference level to seek compute capacity when there is demand. However, there is no CLI (command Line interface) that allows users...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Planned for future release

[service/Instance]ToSlotRatio implementation across SSM and ego service

In Morgan Stanley clusters, SSM hosts are configured as part of the mgmt servers specifically grouped into SSM resource group(s). The SSM hosts are grouped by their hardware configurations including: Maximum physical memory, eg: ssm instances of t...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Under review

Spot Instance interruption notice support in HostFactory

AWS will send an interruption notice 2 mins before the Spot Instance is reclaimed. HostFactory currently does not pass the notice to Symphony cluster and application to handle the interruption. We will need this notice to optimize the workload for...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 1 Submitted

EC2 Fleet support

In SPCS-I-906, we requested launch template support with EC2 Fleet. Given the time constraint at that time, the scope of the RFE changed to launch template support with Spot Fleet. Now with more requirements from our clients, consulted with AWS, w...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 1 Submitted

Enhancements to support user-defined SSM boundaries, Client/SSM flow control and error handling mechanism for exceeding limits

IBM Spectrum Symphony product defines hard-coded boundary limits for total number of live sessions (10,000) and total number of live tasks (2500000) to allow users with a guideline to scale their environments. However, there are limitations that i...
5 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Under review

Support PostgreSQL for PERF Database

Need this in Symphony 7.3.1 Currently Symphony PERF DB can be configured to use MS SQL Server, Oracle and DB2. PostgreSQL is a powerful open source object-relational database that uses and extends SQL combined with many features that safely store ...
5 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Future consideration

Support Oracle Single Schema for multiple clusters data

In this link https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/spectrum-symphony/7.3.2?topic=database-setting-up-external-productionYou have this precondition in the 'Before you begin' section: "For data security, each cluster should have a different database schema to...
5 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Future consideration

Protect switching SSM log levels from INFO to ALL more and add CLI to query current log levels

Switching from SSM log level INFO to ALL has the potential to slow down the cluster signifantly. It has caused two S2 (S1 is highest) in the last 3 years. Both were due to human error due to lack of knowledge (not knowing about the impact of it, o...
6 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Under review