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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

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    RE: LSF trial license

    Hi Ryan, Please reach out to me directly and I will help connect you with an appropriate person at IBM that can help with an LSF evaluation license. Thanks John ------------------------------ John Welch ------------------------------

  • I am trying to create a demo of LSF using our cloud provider, Azure. Since resource connector is not delivered with community edition, I need to talk to someone about licensing. My company does not yet have a proper contact, as far as I know. How do ...

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    LSF trial license

    I have been trying to use Community Edition to set up a trial LSF cluster and have come to the limitation of lacking resource connector. Contacts I've used so far to talk about licensing a version with this feature have been unresponsive. I'm trying ...

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    RE: setting up project esub

    What you set in esub through LSB_SUB_PRJECT_NAME is for job submission option bsub -P. To get its value in job running env, LSF uses LSB_PROJECT_NAME instead. Is there any concern you don't want to use LSB_PROJECT_NAME? ------------------------------ ...

  • Hi All, I am trying to setup projects for accounting. I had a esub script given to me, I put this in the esub folder and started an interactive job. the job ran and ignored the esub. I called the esub script esub.projects When a run an interactive job ...

  • What I normally do for situations like this is to set up the pre / post queue execute commands to run under the lsfadmin userID (see lsf.sudoers configuration file) and then allow the lsfadmin userID (through sudo) to create folders (mkdir), as well as ...

Latest Blogs

  • I previously posted a blog which discussed visualizing Spectrum LSF data with Grafana. In that blog, I discussing using Grafana to pull data from Elasticsearch, which was logged by Spectrum LSF Suites using the included data collector (also included ...

  • Many enterprises are leveraging the agility, cost advantages, and convenience offered by the public cloud services model. High performance computing (HPC) is no exception, with organizations looking to provide cost- effective resources, with the ability ...

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  • IBM Spectrum LSF is constantly evolving to meet the needs of HPC environments as they grow in scale and complexity. IBM Spectrum LSF 10.1 Fix Pack 13 is now available. It includes new features in hybrid cloud, containerization, ease of use and more. ...

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  • LSF add-on product familay 10.2 Fix Pack 13( is released in June 2022. Please check detail in following link. #SpectrumComputingGroup

  • LSF 10.1 Fix Pack 13 is released in June 2022. More detail about this release can be found in following link. #SpectrumComputingGroup

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