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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

Improve Various Components of the Current Scheduler Adlgorithm

Currently, though the Scheduler supports threads, the processing is not a thread per bucket, but rather a threads that are used on a per bucket basis and buckets are still handled serially, which has led us to Host Match times around 400 seconds. ...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 3 Future 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...
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Not under consideration

Increase MAX_JOBID in PE environment - 4194303 too low

When using PE in LSF the maximum job ID is 4194303.We have already cycled through the range in 12 months and we'll likely do it twice this year.Having jobs with duplicate IDs causes a lot of problems with things like job accounting.
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Enable override of -u flag to docker in LSF

The docker LSF integration would be more useful if the user inside the container was not forced to be LSB_SUB_USER. It's not clear where this -u flag is being added to the docker command by LSF. The construction of this flag does not appear to be ...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Can LSF support windows docker?

We need LSF support windows docker like support linux docker, to address my company all windows production line have different windows development environment, than IT team need maintain too many windows physical server or VM. so, we wish LSF can ...
9 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Simulation & Prediction 1 Not under consideration

LSF Explorer support for multiple clusters with the same name

Customer has multiple clusters with the same cluster name. Changing LSF cluster names to be unique is not an option. Their environment is large. Other products in the LSF family support this. LSF_LIC_SCHED_CLUSTER_ALIAS addresses the concern for L...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 0 Not under consideration

Allow Mass Changes of Both License Services and Clusters

In Cacti at page Console > Management > Devices, you have a dropdown option to "Change Settings". From here, you can select multiple devices, and then change select settings. It would be nice to be able to make these same changes for RTM obj...
10 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future 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...
10 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 ...
10 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future consideration