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The request expire time for HF scheduled request

We are expecting the instance request overwrite the RequestExpiry set in Template, and keep the request active until end time set by the scheduled request. There is high chance instance got terminated by AWS due to various reasons. Keeping the req...
about 18 hours ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Submitted

Spectrum Symphony not compliant with C++17

We are migrating Banks C++ code to make it compliant with C++17 version and have noticed that IBM Spectrum Symphony is not compliant with C++17 (realeased 6 years ago). We are already receiving syntaxis warnings indicating that certain headers hac...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 2 Under review

Distinguish on-demand and spot instances in HostFactory under one application

In the current setup, all grid jobs run on spot instances. The risk with spot-instances is that they are not dedicated and can be reclaimed anytime due to various reasons. There have been times when a long-running parent task execution stopped at ...
16 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 3 Not under consideration

EGO_AUDIT_LOG_INHERIT_PERMISSION on Linux to have the audit logs inherit the permission of the audit log directory

EGO_AUDIT_LOG_INHERIT_PERMISSION on Linux to have the audit logs inherit the permission of the audit log directory , But While having executable permissions audit log files may not be ideal, this is the designed behavior of EGO_AUDIT_LOG_INHERIT_P...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 2 Not under consideration

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...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Functionality already exists

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...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Future consideration

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...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Future consideration

systemd unit file for starting symphony during boot

Currently, the symphony start up script is set under /etc/init.d. We expects to have systemd unit file for symphony start up. Esepcally we are upgrading to RHEL8
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 1 Functionality already exists

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 for Parallel processing, also we found new versions of mvapich from Ohio State University, therefore we need take this suggestion into consideration. We hope that IBM Spectrum Symphony ha...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 1 Not under consideration

Enabling the Parallel 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 Symphony / Future Version 3 Not under consideration