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Symphony jobs log retrieval enhanced mechanism

Whereas Symphony provides an easy way to retrieve its own cluster logs through its System Logs web interface, the same is not true for user jobs submitted to the cluster. Today, a given job’s log is generated and stored on the filesystem. A user m...
about 15 hours ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Submitted

Symphony / Conductor - reporting access granularity

A user who wishes to access the reporting capabilities of Symphony and Conductor must be given a role that allows access to Reports and PERF. Once that’s done, the user can view metrics reports from the whole cluster which is something only Admins...
about 15 hours ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Submitted

Symphony Alerting / notification mechanism through Webhooks

Spectrum Symphony and Spectrum Conductor are cluster managemet solutions that orchestrate running distributed workloads on a multitude of servers in the cluster. As such, they need to konw the state of the servers in the cluster. Traditionally, cl...
about 15 hours ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Submitted

Submitting workload from 7.3.2 on prem to 7.2.1 cloud cluster

Submitting workload from 7.3.2 on prem to 7.2.1 cloud cluster, just want to get an estimation of how long this could be tested... will compare with our project plan to see if it is worth the effort to do so...
12 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 2 Submitted

Symphony cross language support with Python 3.6 and 3.9 as Client

We would like use Python 3.6 and 3.9 as client to call C++ service. Currently, we have the code for Python Windows does not work on Linux
18 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.1 0 Submitted

Parent-child not preserving loaded libraries in onCreateService with StandbyService

When using parent child with standbyServices, when parent yields, libraries are not preserved and need to be reloaded. This is due to Parent SI performing restart, so all tasks except one execute with regular execution time. But one task that is a...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Under review

Account for slots given to an application when startup_cores_if_no_history is configured

Description: In the current implementation, startup_cores_if_no_history are provisioned for each application regardless of the slots in the grid, which can lead to overprovision. We would like to request that if the application has access to slots...
2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.1 0 Submitted

HostFactory to include the task slot ratio when calculating the number of slots required for an application

This issue is currently blocking proper compute capacity scaling in Azure CSP.
2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.1 1

Expose endpoint url as configurable parameter in Host Factory

Good morning, Out bank server are in a private and secured network, and dont have visibility to AWS directly. So for when we use AWS Client, when connecting we need to specify an --endpoint-url option to not use default ec2.eu-west-1.amazonaw...
3 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Under review

SOAM_DISCONNECTION_TIMEOUT not working on SMC scenario

Regarding the issue of TestSleepJob hang when SMC is enabled, after long discussion with Yudong Wang in IBM, Yudong and dev team finally suggest to raise a RFE for the fix The conclusion on IBM is : The SOAM_DISCONNECTION_TIMEOUT was originally de...
3 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Under review