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Version 2.4.1

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Add slot demand as part of the spark application metric pushed out to elastic search

We would like to have slot demand included as part of the spark application metric that are currently pushed out to elastic search which would help us identify the slot demand vs provisioned for the spark job submitted by the users.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 1 Future consideration

Spark log retrieval

Conductor 2.5 log retrieval feature back porting to Conductor 2.4.1. That is, to allow specifying arbitrary limit for number of executors to lookup in the RESTful call to retrieve specific executor log by its executor's id only.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Future consideration

Blocking Executor/Driver on Shuffle Blocked host

If shuffle service is blocked on certain host, then executor and driver should also be blocked on that host so they are not scheduled on that host and failed.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Planned for future release

Dashboard cluster utilization report

Need for a better, configurable dashboard, that communicates the (usable) slots and memory utilization of the grid, provides some context, shows where the actual work is happening, and can be used by developers, grid admins, and regular business u...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Future consideration

IBM Spectrum Conductor MUST set ?cache-control' response header to ?no-cache, no-store'.

Bank of America has a Global Information Security Standard that requires that IBM Spectrum Conductor (and all other applications at Bank of America) MUST set ‘cache-control' response header to ‘no-cache, no-store'. IBM Spectrum Conductor (Version ...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Planned for future release

Patched Spark 2.4.3 as new micro version

Supporting multiple patched versions of Spark 2.4.3 on a cluster, in order to facilitate per SIG Spark 2.4.3_patchversion roll out. This will require a Spark 2.4.3_version for every new patch.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Future consideration

Update sparkling water notebook state in spectrum conductor once the cluster is unhealthy

H2O sparkling water is currently integrated within spectrum conductor but doesn't monitor the status of the H2O cluster to update the state of the sparkling water notebook even when the cluster status is unhealthy. We would like to make sure the s...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Future consideration

Supporting block listing in Conductor Spark 2.3 and later

Blacklisting of hosts that had certain number of tasks or executor failures due to various reasons. This entails blocking hosts from taking more tasks and recording and notifying users for further investigation. This will also mean to reschedule f...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Future consideration

Accessing Dataconnector in conductor using python from GPU server

Hello Team, we have setup a connector in GPU to access HDFS from our CPU cluster. However, i am able to access the file in HDFS using spark but not using python. I would like to understand how to access HDFS using python commands. Connector Name: ...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Future consideration

Request to release notebook resources in spectrum conductor when no workload running

The spectrum conductor currently doesn't release the jupyter notebook resources unless the user manually stops the jupyter notebook or the slots gets reclaimed by EGO. We do have a urgent requirement to allow the notebook resources to be released ...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.4.1 0 Planned for future release