IBM Spectrum Computing Group

Welcome to the IBM Spectrum Computing Group!

This group is the place to hear the latest news about IBM Spectrum LSF, IBM Spectrum Symphony and IBM Spectrum Conductor.  Connect with other users and showcase your expertise.  Our team will be posting technical blogs & how-to videos on a regular basis covering a broad range of topics focused on HPC and AI.  

This is your group and a place to share your experience and learn from other users.  We look forward to your participation in this group. 


Latest Discussions

  • In general it should work with LSF. I remember Cadence (you may need to check with Cadence) has done integration with LSF to submit Virtuoso job into LSF cluster. For application license management, either you can use LSF external resource management ...

  • Hello. A local user of the system below is interested in LSF: Vendor : Cadence Design Systems, Inc Application : Virtuoso Platform ,Spectre Simulation Platform Application license is a token license, managed by FlexLM. They want to know if ...

  • Another approach is to use Guarantee Pools. They provide a nice policy that allows you to delegate not only CPU's but more importantly MEMORY to the various consumer groups, including queues. This is what I recommend to all customers these days. ------------------------------ ...

  • A workaround is to define a shared resource, then set limit for it on queue, specify rusage on job. lsf.shared Begin Resource RESOURCENAME TYPE INTERVAL INCREASING CONSUMABLE DESCRIPTION # Keywords ... cpucores Numeric () N () (CPU cores) End Resource ...

  • We used #BSUB -gpu "num=1:mig=1:mode=exclusive_process:aff=no" for our test, that created the above accounting information! ------------------------------ Bernd Dammann ------------------------------

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    RE: GPU usage in bacct

    BTW, only CPU job with following setting will have GPU resource usage collected. mode=exclusive_process, or " shared;j_exclusive=yes" ------------------------------ YI SUN ------------------------------

Latest Blogs

  • (Reposted from IBM Cloud Announcements Blog ) The vast majority of enterprises today are leveraging the agility, cost advantages and convenience offered by cloud computing. For example, IBM Cloud is trusted by 47 of the Fortune 50, 10 of the largest ...

  • LSF has a long history of supporting a very diverse range of hardware and operating systems. Our x86 Linux distribution works with a very broad range of Linux distros . In the last few months we've had quite a few enquiries about CentOS Stream, Alma ...

  • In the world of high performance computing (HPC), hybrid HPC cloud has emerged as a key way for organizations to accelerate time to market, accommodate spikes in compute demand, reduce IT lead times, and control costs. Spectrum LSF provides out of the ...

  • Introduction pandas is a fast, powerful, and flexible open source data analysis tool, which is built on top of the Python programming language. We will show how easy it is to use pandas in IBM Spectrum Conductor to run data analysis and visualization ...

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  • Did you ever think about talking with your LSF cluster by Slack on your cell phone? Now it is possible with LSF ChatOps tool. LSF ChatOps is an open-source tool. It helps LSF administrators and users interact with LSF clusters on any Slack client. ...

  • Oh, look … another visualization that aggregates a single resource usage metric over time. Been there, done that. That’s not what this blog is about. This blog is about providing a solution to the following questions: Do you want more insight? Do ...

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