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Spectrum Symphony

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Add template tag parameter into HostFactory AWS template

Due to security reason, PIMCO is deploy a policy so that all resources on AWS are created with tag. HosFactory creates temporary launch template while launching AWS instance. This leads to launch AWS instance failure due to no tag for the temporar...
3 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 2 Under review

Request to add ARM/AArch64 to Spectrum Symphony version 7.3.2 or a future release.

Request to add ARM/AArch64 to Spectrum Symphony version 7.3.2 or a future release.
14 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Submitted

Numeric-only account support on Symphony 7.3.0

The client is using numeric-only account for over 15 years. It is difficult for them to change the account number to other ID including alphabets from now on. They need numeric-only account support to continue using Symphony in there environment.
27 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Under review

When a session is suspended while tasks are running on reclaimed hosts, the suspendGracePeriod should take precedence over EGO consumer's reclaimGracePeriod

Define a very large reclaimGracePeriod (say 10 hours) for a consumer. If a compute host is reclaimed while the workload is running, then the tasks will remain running until the reclaimGracePeriod expires. However, if the session is then suspended,...
2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Planned for future release

Enable CLI that allows to modify resource groups' preference level for a consumer

IBM Spectrum Symphony product GUI allows users to choose more than one resource groups for a consumer and set their preference level to seek compute capacity when there is demand. However, there is no CLI (command Line interface) that allows users...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Planned for future release

Symphony jobs log retrieval enhanced mechanism

Whereas Symphony provides an easy way to retrieve its own cluster logs through its System Logs web interface, the same is not true for user jobs submitted to the cluster. Today, a given job’s log is generated and stored on the filesystem. A user m...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Functionality already exists

Symphony / Conductor - reporting access granularity

A user who wishes to access the reporting capabilities of Symphony and Conductor must be given a role that allows access to Reports and PERF. Once that’s done, the user can view metrics reports from the whole cluster which is something only Admins...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Future consideration

Symphony Alerting / notification mechanism through Webhooks

Spectrum Symphony and Spectrum Conductor are cluster managemet solutions that orchestrate running distributed workloads on a multitude of servers in the cluster. As such, they need to konw the state of the servers in the cluster. Traditionally, cl...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Future consideration

[service/Instance]ToSlotRatio implementation across SSM and ego service

In Morgan Stanley clusters, SSM hosts are configured as part of the mgmt servers specifically grouped into SSM resource group(s). The SSM hosts are grouped by their hardware configurations including: Maximum physical memory, eg: ssm instances of t...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Under review

Spot Instance interruption notice support in HostFactory

AWS will send an interruption notice 2 mins before the Spot Instance is reclaimed. HostFactory currently does not pass the notice to Symphony cluster and application to handle the interruption. We will need this notice to optimize the workload for...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 1 Submitted