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Status Delivered
Workspace Spectrum LSF
Components Cloud Bursting
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 20, 2021

LSF Resource connector should select template for minimum number of servers

LSF Resource connector selects the template based on the resources and priority defined in the configuration file. This is good approach for a single job. However, when there are multiple jobs (which is the case mostly), this approach is not suitable.

Suppose there are two templates configured in Resource connector, one for single cpu server (higher priority) and other for 16 cpu server (lower priority). When a user submits 32 jobs, resource connector will configure 32 servers of first template. However, it would be wise to create 2 servers of second template. The same thing happens with memory.

So, LSF Resource Connector should have an option to select the template based on minimum number of servers. This will be make the deployment faster, less prone to errors and cheaper.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)
  • Admin
    Bill McMillan
    Jun 21, 2022

    Addressed in Service Pack 13

  • Admin
    Bill McMillan
    Oct 5, 2021

    This request will not be delivered within the release currently under development, but the theme is aligned with our multi-year strategy. We are looking for more feedback for this request through activities such as voting. We will update this request in the future.