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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Future Version
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 18, 2015

[IOP/PSMR/YARN] Request Symphony SMC to support MR Spark and ASC application

PICC will leverage SMC to enable resource sharing across multiple site, current SMC feature is not fully satisfied, include:
1. So far Symphony SMC only support SOA workload, customer request to support MapReduce, Spark Conductor and ASC workload (P1)
2. For Bigdata analytics application, GPFS-FPO AFM will be used as parallel file system and across site data sync tool. Customer request the SMC integrate with AFM, like prepare, plan, and prefetch specific task data to remote site. Need investigate AFM feature and use case to define detail behavior. (P2)
3. Leverage ASC to manage multiple MPP instance at different site (P3)
4. Currently, SMC support number of silo cluster is 20. Customer target cluster is 36 (P3)

  • Guest
    Nov 27, 2020

    .This request is no longer needed.

  • Guest
    Mar 13, 2017

    This RFE's Headline was changed after submission to reflect the headline of an internal request we were already considering, but will now track here.

  • Guest
    Nov 25, 2015

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #80547 in product Platform Symphony.