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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...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

cores limitations using affinity

In our cluster, we are very often impacted by jobs under reserving cpus (using -n option of bsub). for ex, we have a user group using a GUI for days. When the user close the GUI, it fires thousands of tar/bzip2 -9 to compress log files, making exe...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Future consideration

Add Tooltips for Various LSF Attributes

Today, on many Cacti pages, table headers include tooltips that explain the dimensions that are displayed in the table. It would be nice to have that for the 13 standard load indexes in LSF, and be able to pull the description from lsf.shared for ...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future consideration

Have LSF track the number of status changes and requeues for a job over time

Basically, right now, there is no way to look at LSF's jobInfo record to know how many times a job has been requeued via either a pre-exec/jobstarter failure, or from a manual requeue. Additionally, there is no way to determine how many times a jo...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Threshold for over allocation in License Scheduler

Based on the license availability and the demand from certain project(s), LSF License scheduler can allocate more license to a project, then its define share of licenses. If limits are defined, it leads to under utilization and wastage of licenses...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Future consideration

Allow RTM to define the level of pending reasons to collect

Currently RTM does not provide any pending reason precision to be collected. As such, in our case, there are way to many pending reasons in the system which makes the feature unusable. We would like to have a global setting that does the following...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 1 Future consideration

bswitch does not with limits in lsb.resources

We have defined some limits per queue under lsb.resources due to which bswitch command does not work even for commands which do not require resources mentioned in lsb.resources.
about 5 years ago in Spectrum LSF 4 Not under consideration

INQUEUE PREEMPTION

Because "Preemption scheduling" is actually for the jobs in different queues. LSF today has no such feature or concept of in-queue preemption. the new feature maybe work like this: define a INQUEUE_PREEMPT=[[userA,80%] [userB,20%]] ... For example...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Not under consideration

License Scheduler ENABLE_DYNAMIC_RUSAGE + FAST_DISPATCH combination

We are troubled by the slow dispatch time of jobs, when the license scheduler is involved. Even after lengthy optimization, the dispatch time remains at 10-25 seconds, which is not good. (note that LMSTAT time and interval is just 3 seconds). If t...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Not under consideration

Allow the user to save multiple cluster dashboard layouts by name

Right now, the Cluster Dashboard is very monolithic, you every time you go there, you have to set it up the way you like it. Yes, you can save the dashboard, but it would be nice to have multiple saved dashboards so that you can quickly obtain the...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future consideration