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Spectrum LSF

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When Cluster Collection is Down mark the various hosts as down in RTM

This helps brining attention to people who may not notice that the cluster collection is down
17 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Under review

Support RUN_TIME_DECAY on GPU Runtime

Currently RUN_TIME_DECAY only modifies Fairshare for CPU jobs and not GPU jobs.
18 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Spectrum LSF's k8s support

Spectrum LSF used to provide an adapter for k8s as a container orchestration to use with LSF's job scheduling as its add-on function, which is withdrawn now. The customer would like to restore it so they could improve portability/availability and ...
29 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Needs more information

json output for "badmin lsfproxyd status"

The new solution LSFProxyd does not dump status in json file. This RFE is to enable json output of "badmin lsfproxyd status" command.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Planned for future release

lsfproxyd - Persistent blocking rules

LSFProxyd is a new solution to help scheduler handle queries effectively. This RFE is to enable persistent blocksing rules for heavy query hitters. Same has been discussed with John Welch in a separate discussion.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration

New metrics available in LSF 10.1.14 [CPU Peak, cpu_efficiency ...] need to be captured in RTM

Collecting Job data like [CPU Peak, cpu_efficiency ...] will be very useful for Analysis.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 1 Future consideration

Allow to set/modify the same option in multiple esubs

Currently a specific option can only be set or modified once through an esub, even if multiple esub's are run. If an option is set a second time, the error message ... Conflict parameter <PARAMETER_NAME> - Ignored. appears. There are at leas...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Future consideration

Telemetry for LSF scheduler performance

LSF struggles in large farms with many running pending jobs and thousands of users in fairshare tree. LSF's struggle with heavy query activity is well documented. It would be great if LSF can provide telemetry on its own performance and what speci...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Functionality already exists

lsf proxyd logging in log file

From the documentations, it seems LSF proxyd is currently showing its logs from perfmon view style of command and this RFE is to enable lsf proxyd logging same as other daemons are logging currently. e.g. mbatchd.log, mbschd.log.. similarly we sho...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Functionality already exists

weighted throttling in lsf proxyd

From the documentations it seems, LSF Proxyd does not differentiates between a service account vs an individual user account and can't have diff policies for diff user accounts. Our farms have a good mix of service accounts which launch thousands ...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Functionality already exists