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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...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Under review

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...
2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 2 Submitted

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...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.1 0 Submitted

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...
5 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Under review

Requesting RFE#12530 for Symphony 7.3.2

Citi is upgrading symphony 7.2.0.2 to symphony 7.3.2 . Symphonmy 7.3.2 does not have "RFE#12530 " features , so requesting RFE#12530 features for sym7.3.2 version.
5 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0

RHEL9 support

IBM/Redhat has released RHEL9 in May 2022. We are looking to directly upgrade to the latest RHEL Linux version.
5 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 3 Under review

Calculate deserved slots only based on active i.e. non-idle consumers in e.g. Symphony HostFactory symA requestor

This comes from discussion in TS009907566 "Hostfactory scale up while cluster had free slots". "egosh consumer view" provides, in addition to other outputs, "Planned Quota" and "Share Quota", for a particular resource group (RG): "Planned Quota" i...
6 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 3 Submitted

VEMKD performance improvement by caching VEM_LOGON

When we do regression test say 800 instances, 50K slots, we found out VEMKD thinking a long time. By having checked performance, it took minutes to finish VEM_LOGON. We request to either cache logon information to eliminate unnecessary ones
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.1 0 Future consideration

Backport RFE134908 to 7.2.0.2

Backport RFE134908 to 7.2.0.2: Configurable backlog value in communication library
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.0.2 2 Not under consideration

Improved logging for SD TCP Backlog to aid troubleshooting

Requirements: Dynamic turn on/off with the feature being enabled by default. Log Format: Similar to VEMKD, may include more metrics such as queue size Data to be logged:1. Acceptance rate per channel 2. Performance of the accept (i.e. SSL handshak...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.1 1 Planned for future release