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Spectrum Conductor

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Add Spark3.2.0 with Java 11 support enabled

Spark 3.2.0 version have a lot of features which benefits market risk applications. The key enhancements to Query compilation/optimization/execution, shuffle efficiency, ORC upgrade will improve the Risk calculation, serving data to UI and running...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.5.1 3 Delivered

ASCD and LIBERTY REST services to use VIPs

IBMSC ports ( 8443, 8543 and 8640 ) related to GUI, Lib and ascd, are not going to be wide open and all the access to these services have to be with VIPs. Can we configure IBMSC to use VIPS for lib and ascd services instead of hostname on which th...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.5.1 1 Delivered

making the token expiration customizable instead of fixed at 8 hours

Currently spectrum conductor re-authentication happens every 8 hrs. PNC has jobs which runs more than 8 hrs and token gets expired in between running jobs. This problem was not existing in sas lsf and it was auto authenticated. application is regu...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 1 Delivered

Run SparkCleanup service per individual Instance group instead of centrally

We would like SparkCleanup service to run as execution user of each individual Instance Group, rather than centrally as cluster admin. This will avoid the need to do preliminary work to make sure execution users of SIG are part of cluster admin un...
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 0 Delivered

Integrate Spark 3.1 into Conductor 2.5

Integrate Spark 3.1 into Conductor 2.5 Our current Conductor 2.5 environment uses Spark 3.0 and one of our clients need Spark 3.1 integrated with Conductor 2.5. Please can you provide patch to add Spark 3.1 ?
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 4 Delivered

PySpark Kernel unable to read/extract when connected to external database using Kerberos Keytab

IBM JRE supplied as part of Sym 7.3.1 + Conductor 2.5 is incompatible with current use-case Use-case: We have a client that uses Spark/Notebooks (PySpark kernel) to connect an external database via ODBC using kerberos. Whenever they try to connect...
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 3 Delivered

Windows compute package for Conductor 2.5

Hi, can you provide Windows slave support package for Spectrum Conductor 2.5.0? we have been using 2.4.1 with Linux masters and Windows slaves. Please refer to the support ticket for reference. Thanks,
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 0 Delivered

Support Spark History Server with NFSv4.1 KRB5P

Currently IBM Spectrum Conductor does not support the Spark History Server when using NFSv4.1 with KRB5P. Bank of America requires concurrent support of Spark History Server and NFSv4.1 with KRB5P.
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 1 Delivered

SIG specific data and logs clean up

Conductor clean up service currently supports periodic clean up of data and logs with global cluster level retention parameters. Request is to support custom log/data retentions of files at per SIG level overriding global settings.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 1 Delivered

Spark 3.x on Conductor 2.4.1

Our applications want to start using Spark 3 on Conductor 2.4.1. Upgrading to Conductor 2.5.x is in long term plan.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 1 Delivered