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Multiple queues request for job - consider taking in account queue limitations and lsf.resources for better job dispatching.

Today, when we submit a job with multiple queues (bsub "high risk") The job will be dispatched to a relevant queue by examine parameters such as queue status(open/closed), queue hosts, time-limit. In a situation, where a queue "high" have a ujob_l...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Correct on Design Flaw in Session Scheduler

Currently the Session Manager and Service Director operate in the same CGROUP on the first execution host which causes a race condition that if a task on the first execution host pushes the memory use above the memory limit (aka mem-eater process)...
9 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Allow resource limit ELIGIBLE_PEND_JOBS usage for APPS

I would like to have a limit ELIGIBLE_PEND_JOBS for the consumer APPS. The reason is an application which needs licenses from a license server. In case of many simultanously dispatched jobs the license server overloads. Up to now the resource limi...
9 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Not under consideration

Allow preemption of shared gpu jobs (j_exclusive=no) by higher priority job queues.

We need the LSF support for preemption of shared gpu jobs. Currently GPU preemption is supported only for jobs in mode j_exclusive=yes This is a very big problem as we have a significant waste of gpu memory resource. because if a lower priority jo...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Enable option for hardcoding GPU memory request like its available for CPU memory request

At this moment IBM offers features of hardcoding CPU memory. We have implemented this feature in our cluster with esub scripting. Similarly we want to have same feature available for GPU memmory (gmem) to be hardcoded. I have raised ticket to our ...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Not under consideration

Dynamic priority based on jobarray length

We exclusively work with jobarrays at our company. We have a queue reserved for jobs that take no more than 3 minutes. A general rule of thumb is that small jobarrays at our company can be considered as interactive jobs where the user waits for th...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Not under consideration

allow update for span string after a job is started

Hello, currently, it's not possible to update the span string after a job is started. for ex: a user start a multinodes jobs using bsub .... -n x -R ".. span[ptile=y]" ... unfortunately, he forgot to specify to the tool to start in mutlinodes an...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Customize date output format for bjobs, bacct, bhist commands

Current output for date format is Apr 17 03:06:23. Customer prefers this date format: 2022 04/17/2022 03:06:23
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Why do we have to run "lspasswd" to register windows user's password in LSF ?

Customers hope they don't need to use lspasswd in Windows. But LSF needs user's password to impersonate user before running user's job on a Windows execution host. This is due to the designed feature of user authentication in Windows. Windows need...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 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. ...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 4 Not under consideration