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. 

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Latest Discussions

  • Thank you to everyone who joined our "What's New in LSF 10 Service Pack 12" webinar. The webinar covered: Changes to the default security settings in SP12 Support for NVIDIA Multi Instance GPU (MIG) on A100 (and other GPU's) Resource Connector ...

  • First off, my apologies, this was scheduled to be posted at the same time the change took place, but it seems the calendar elf took the week off. At the end of August, the Spectrum Computing RFE's will be migrated from developerworks to https://ideas.ibm.com ...

  • HI @Larry Adams , Alright thanks a lot for your help, Best, ​ ------------------------------ Romain Bouquet ------------------------------

  • I wanted to submit an RFE through https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=submitRfe, but for Spectrum LSF I am now redirected to some other website (https://ibm-data-and-ai.ideas.ibm.com/). Interestingly the link has been named "Spectrum ...

  • Just tested, that did not go over too well: [lsfadmin@vmhost6 configdir]$ bhist -l 101 | grep "Running with" | wc -l 80 ​ But as soon as I set the max value in the queue, the job went suspended. I would suggest you talk to the LSF admin and suggest ...

  • Romain, That would be easy enough to test. Just have the script exit. Make the script command be "exit 1". That should cause a re-queue loop if the setting is taken. I know that several variables can be re-read from the environment, but I'm not too ...

Latest Blogs

  • 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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  • IBM Spectrum Conductor 2.5.0 includes cloud bursting capabilities that enable to dynamically add and remove cloud hosts based on workloads resource demand. Take advantage of the cloud bursting capabilities to: Reduce the total cost of ...

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