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Spectrum Symphony

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Matrix - GPU - Support for CUDA 6.x and 7.0 on Windows and Linux.

Certify CUDA 6.x for use with Platform Symphony 6.x and/or 7.x
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 3 Delivered

Accept () API to tune Windows 2008 Queue Size - Commerzbank

Windows 2008R2 has non-configurable very small queue size ie 200.Some temporary workaround patches were to fine tune setting but To resolve the issue, Commerzbank contacted Microsoft to make the 2008 backlog queue size configurable as in Windows 2...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 5.1 2 Delivered

tasks pending or low number of running task with idle free slots wasted when using dynamic service

when using dynamic service feature, if one SI triggered block host action, all the slots on the same host will be in releasing state, and ssm can not get slot replacement promptly.
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Not under consideration

[Resource Management Policy] fair rebalancing among consumers with equal priority when losing cores later

In our production cluster, at the very beginning, we configured all the resource quota when all the hosts/slots are available, so every app can get its own quota to run workload smoothly. As the time goes on, it's very normal that some hosts coul...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 4 Not under consideration

[Installation and Upgrade] Install - Enhance symphony patch deployment to avoid interference among package downloaing for different apps/sessions.

Currently the packaging downloading on a compute node are sharing the semaphore for all the apps/sessions. If one of package download is taking long time because of file size or other reasons, it would delay the process for other apps/sessions w...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 3 Delivered

NOFILE setting in SD service profile should not applicable to SI by default.

Mostly likely this limit setting was introduced for SSM to support more SIMs in parallel. However, it's not a nice implementation for raising NOFILE for SI as well. (SI may run under different OS accounts)
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 1 Is a defect

To reuse the original started SI if it's serving for the next task from other session, using the same servic type

When using proportional scheduling policy, we are seeing frequent resuffuling of slots amont sessions with the same service type, and SIs are being restarted frequently.
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Not under consideration

[SDK and API] - Client connection HA - Client connection API should be resilient when SD's crashing, or failover or network glitch

When SD's experiencing some issues(eg. SD core dumping, SD failing over, or network or glitches), the symphony client should be having retry mechanism, instead of aborting.
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 5.1 3 Delivered

[User Interface and Configuration] EGO - CLI - login to egosh without exposing password (RFC4492)

Need help to logging into egosh in script without passing password as a command line argument. Command line arguments are inherently insecure and can be observed by users on a machine from e.g. task mana...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 5.2 4 Delivered

MapReduce - Platform Symphony M/R to support Object Store (QA Project)

Many customers are looking for an lower cost storage options(similar to Amazon S3 or OpenStack Swift) on Amazon cloud or Softlayer cloud and able to run analytic on it. Current option for storage that are available to IBM Platform Symphony Cloud ...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 3 Not under consideration