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

  • If my memory serves me right, if you set the nice to 0 at the queue level, it should increase the priority. You should give that a try. I thought 20 was very low, but 0 would set to normal or above. My memory fails me. ------------------------------ ...

  • You may try to set NICE value in queue configuration, LSF should map NICE value to different priority on Windows (I don't have detail though). Regards, Yi Sun ------------------------------ YI SUN ------------------------------

  • Hi Vikash, The attachment should be unzipped first using something like "gunzip kibana_cluster_load_dashboard.ndjson.gz". kibana_cluster_load_dashboard.ndjson file will be recognized by Kibana then. Regards Ke ------------------------------ Ke ...

  • There is no documentation like that. If a file is executable, it's supposed to be scanned. (and yes, it's a complete pain - I had a db2cc that had a start time of 12 *minutes* due to the AV scanning every single JAR). The only sane way around this ...

  • Hi! I had searched around but had no luck. I am trying to find any documentation relating to what directories, executables, etc., can be excluded from Anti-virus scanning. I can see the Anti-virus is scanning LSF and Process Manager related files; however, ...

  • Hello! We have a Windows install of LSF. I notice that the jobs are executed with a Windows priority level of Very Low. Details of Priority groups, levels, etc can be seen here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/procthread/scheduling-priorities ...

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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