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Spectrum LSF

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LSF to preempt tasks in a running parallel job that use borrowed resources to allow PEND jobs with guarantees to go running

We hare 3 queues.All queues have same priority.Each queue has a GRP SLA (guarantee).All queues are setup such that each queue loans out it guarantees to the other 2 queues when not used. In customer environment is often the case that 1 queue goes ...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Roll back job submission when bsub cannot receive the jobid from mbatchd

Due to a network hiccup caused by an overloaded server, job submission using bsub returned this message which of course does not include the new jobid: Failed in an LSF library call: Communication time out. Job not submitted However the job was re...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

ssched jobs missing task information to calculate job run time

We graph job run time from the data in Elasticsearch provided from LSF Explorer. ssched jobs do not contain enough information to calculate job run time. We believe task jobs should contain the same data as regular LSF jobs
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Not under consideration

Availability of Max used License Scheduler managed license token in LSF job records

License Scheduler keeps updating LSF job records for the actual number of license tokens used by the job. At the end, only the last used value of the license token is kept in the job records. LSF should record the maximum number of token used by L...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 1 Not under consideration

Enhance GSLA to enable in-queue preemption

The Guaranteed SLA system allows sharing of Resources defined by ServiceClasses. We would like to use that to allow two or more groups to pool and share compute slots, wherein they typically unused slots would be available to all of the groups. Th...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

License Scheduler fix INUSE license token detection on same-server Jobs

The License Scheduler is unable to correctly identify the INUSE and RESERVE values of requested tokens (e.g. rusage[MYTOKEN=4], when more than one jobs run on the same server by the same user. Possible solution:This could be solved, if the License...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Aggregate user licence usage graphs and license project usage graphs in RTM

We request an automation that can aggregate the license usage graphs of a user for every license service defined. For example, if there are 3 license services defined, by default 3 license usage graphs are generated for each user. There is no way ...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Enable Edit/Modify option for the default Charts/Reports in LSF Explorer

Can we have edit/modify option enabled for the existing default graphs/charts ? This could be limited with Role - Either a new permission added to the Report Administrator or Have a new Role.
about 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Hardware utilization by hostgroup

Currently in LSF explorer, hardware utilization report exist. In this report one hostname can only have one hostgroup. However in practical scenario one LSF host could belong to multiple hostgroups and we need reporting for each hostgroup.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Make the default charts editable

We should have options in Explorer web to activate/de-activate/edit/modify the default charts in LSF Explorer.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration