Platform Computing

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IBM Platform LSF

Industry-leading workload management

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Platform Computing

IBM Platform Computing

Leader in cluster, grid and HPC cloud management software

• Acquired by IBM in 2012 as part of mainstream Technical

Computing strategy

• 20 year history delivering leading workload and resource management software for high-performance application environments

• 2500+ global customers including 23 of 30 largest enterprises

• Market leading scheduling engine with high-performance, mission-critical reliability and extreme scalability

• Comprehensive capability footprint from ready-to-deploy complete cluster systems to large global grids

• Heterogeneous systems support

• Large ISV and global partner ecosystem

• Global professional services, training and support coverage

De facto

Standard for

Commercial

HPC

60% of top

Financial

Services

Over 5 MM

CPUs under management

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Platform Computing

Businesses Need to Overcome Infrastructure Limitations

To maximize the value of compute and data-intensive applications

Today

Future

Application

Examples

• Simulation

• Analysis

• Design

• Big data

Application

IT constrained

• Long wait times

• Low utilization

• IT Sprawl

Application A

(Packaged ISV)

Application B

(Custom, MPI)

Application C

(Big Data)

Platform Computing

Benefits

• High utilization

• Throughput

• Performance

• Prioritization

• Reduced cost

Clusters

Grid

HPC Cloud

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Repeated for many applications and groups

Faster time to results

VIRTUALIZED VIEW OF COMPUTE, NETWORK AND STORAGE RESOURCES

VIRTUALIZED VIEW OF COMPUTE, NETWORK AND STORAGE RESOURCES

Use fewer resources

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IBM Platform Computing Accelerates Business Results

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For technical computing and analytics distributed computing environments

Optimizes

Workload

Management

• Batch and highly parallelized

• Policy & resource-aware scheduling

• Service level agreements

• Automation / workflow

Aggregates

Resource

Pools

• Compute & Data intensive apps

• Heterogeneous resources

• Physical, virtual, cloud

• Easy user access

Delivers

Shared

Services

• Multiple user groups, sites

• Multiple applications and workloads

• Governance (intelligent policies)

• Administration/ Reporting / Analytics

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Transforms Static

Infrastructure to

Dynamic

• Workload-driven dynamic clusters

• Bursting and “in the cloud”

• Enhanced self-service / on-demand

• Multi-hypervisor and multi-boot

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Platform Computing

IBM Platform Computing Offerings

Powerful. Comprehensive. Intuitive.

Technical Computing -

High Performance

Computing

Platform LSF

Family

Scalable, comprehensive workload management suite for demanding, missioncritical heterogeneous environments

Platform HPC

Simplified, integrated, purpose-built HPC management software bundled with systems

Analytics Infrastructure

Flexible Clusters

Platform

Symphony

Family

Platform Cluster

Manager

High-throughput, low-latency compute and data intensive analytics applications

• Highest performance & utilization

• Complex Computations (i.e., risk)

• Big Data Analytics via MapReduce

• Extract Transform Load (ETL)

Provisioning and management of HPC clusters, including self-service creation and optimization of heterogeneous HPC clusters by multiple user groups

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Platform Computing

IBM Platform LSF

Powerful, comprehensive highperformance technical computing workload management for demanding, distributed environments.

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Platform Computing

Common HPC Customer Challenges

Simplify Boost

Management

Faster

Productivity

Time to

Results

Maximize

Efficiency

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Platform Computing

Common HPC Customer Challenges

Plan

Capacity,

Charge for

Use, Monitor

SLAs?

Use

Applications

& Clusters

Anywhere?

Monitor

Resources &

Workloads, identify bottlenecks?

Manage workload across distributed resources?

Automate

Workflows &

Data

Movement?

Dynamically

Expand

Resources on Demand?

Optimize

Expensive

Software

Licenses?

Schedule

Larger

Numbers of

Jobs, reduce run-time?

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Platform Computing

IBM Platform LSF Product Family

IBM

Platform

Analytics

IBM

Platform

Application

Center

IBM

Platform

RTM

IBM Platform

LSF

Standard

Edition

IBM

Platform

Process

Manager

IBM

Platform

Dynamic

Cluster

IBM

Platform

License

Scheduler

IBM

Platform

Session

Scheduler

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Platform Computing

The Choice of Industry Leaders

Electronics

Financial

Services

Industrial

Mfg.

Oil & Gas Gov & Edu

Life

Sciences

AMD

ARM

Broadcom

Cisco

Cypress

Freescale

Infineon

Hitachi

Nvidia

PMC Sierra

Qualcomm

Samsung

SanDisk

Sony

ST Micro

TI

Toshiba

10

Aviva

BNP

Citigroup

Fortis

HSBC

JPMC

LBBW

International

Monetary Fund

Mass Mutual

Morgan Stanley

MUFG

Nomura

Prudential

Société

Générale

Unicredit

Airbus

BAE Systems

Boeing

Bombardier

Bridgestone

Ericsson

Honda

General Electric

General Motors

Goodrich

Lockheed Martin

Northrop Grumman

Pratt & Whitney

RedBull Racing

Toyota

TaylorMade

Volkswagen

Agip

BP

British Gas

ConocoPhillips

EMGS

Gaz de France

Hess

Kuwait Oil

Nexen

Petrobras

PetroChina

StatoilHydro

Suncor

Total

Woodside

AT&T

IRI

Other Industries

Walmart

Telecom Italia

Bell Canada

Telefonica

Atomic Energy

Canada

Broad Institute

CERN

DE Shaw

Harvard Medical

Harvard Business

NC State

NEON

Sanger Institute

St Jude Children

Stanford

Tufts University

U of Miami

U. of Oklahoma

UNC

Washington U.

Abbott Labs

Amgen

AppliedBio/LifeTech

AstraZeneca

Covance

Covidien

DuPont

Forest Labs

GenomeQuest

Genentech

GlaxoSmithKline

Health Dialog

Monsanto

Partners Health

Pfizer

Pioneer Hi-Bred

Sanofi-Aventis

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IBM Platform LSF: The HPC Workload Management Standard

Most Complete

Most Powerful

Most Scalable

Best TCO

• Advanced, feature-rich workload scheduling

• Robust set of add-on features

• Integrated application support

• Policy & resource-aware scheduling

• Resource consolidation for max performance

• Advanced self-management

• Thousands of concurrent users & jobs

• Virtualized pool of shared resources

• Flexible control, multiple policies

• Optimal utilization, less infrastructure cost

• Better productivity, faster time to result

• Robust capabilities, administrative productivity

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Integrated Product Suite

• Minimize internal integration & development costs

• Reduce operational risk & risk of obsolescence

• Deploy solutions more quickly & efficiently

• Focus on core competencies

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Intelligent Workload Scheduling to Clusters, Grids and Clouds

Regardless where the work is submitted from, the IBM Platform LSF workload manager schedules and dispatches it to the most eligible compute node

Model Creation

Open/Community

Source Codes

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Job Submission Workload

Management

Application

Execution

Scripts

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HPC cluster

Client Side

Job

Integrated App Scheduling

Master

Desktops

3

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Web Portal

Remote clusters

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Advanced Features

• Heterogeneous platform support

• Supports traditional as well as private & public cloud infrastructures

• Comprehensive, intelligent scheduling policies

• GPU-aware scheduling

• Advanced self-management

• Extensible security

• Always-on availability

• Delegated administration

• Resizable jobs

• Live cluster re-configuration

• Complete API, web-services interfaces

• Ease-of use features

• much more …

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Intelligent, Policy-driven Scheduling Features

• Fairshare scheduling

• Topology & core-aware scheduling

• Preemption

• Backfill scheduling

• Resource reservations

• Serial/Parallel controls

• Advanced reservation

• Job starvation

• License scheduling

• SLA based scheduling

• Absolute priority scheduling

• Checkpoint / resume

• Job arrays

• GPU-aware scheduling

• Plug-in schedulers

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Advanced scheduling features are the key to maximizing efficiency and productivity while minimizing cost.

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Multi-Dimensional Scalability

Size

Massive

scale

Multi-cluster

Cloud

Workload

2M pending jobs

160k cores

18k nodes*

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Usability

Customizable, webbased interface

Easy application integration

Functionality

Topology-aware

Policy-driven

* Scalability is dependent on a variety of factors, including type of workload (e.g. parallel vs. sequential), and product edition

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Product Functionality Scales to Meet Your Evolving Requirements

Advanced Edition

Architecture to support extreme scalability and throughput 100k+ cores

& concurrent jobs

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Express Edition

Entry level product for those with simple scheduling requirements and small clusters

Standard Edition

Full featured version supporting a wide range of scheduling policies and job management functions

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Global Scalability

• Transparently combine multiple Platform LSF clusters into a single grid without costly & complex meta-scheduler implementations.

• Flexible, hierarchical, peer-to-peer sharing models

• Local administrators retain control, while sharing assets

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Cluster B

Cluster A

Grid

Cluster E

Cluster C

Cluster D

Manage your assets as a single, virtual computer from anywhere in the world

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Tangible Business Value

• Do the same work in less time

• Do the same work with less hardware

• Do more work on the same hardware

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Number of simulations

Number of verifications

Number of analyses

With Platform LSF

Reduced cost

Better productivity

Faster time to market

Not just in theory, but in practice!

Time to Market

Without LSF

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Platform Computing

Balancing the Needs of Users and Administrators

USERS

ADMINISTRATORS

• Users need:

– Intuitive interfaces

– Remote application access

– Control over jobs & data

– Access to resource when needed

– Fast job submission & turnaround

– Reporting and statistics

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• Administrators need:

– Sophisticated management controls

– Better cluster automation

– Better diagnosability

– Tools to reduce support requests

– Tools to improve utilization and service levels while reducing cost

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Fully Certified and Supported

Commercially supported by IBM Platform

Computing

– Two decades of HPC experience

– Significant investment in certification & validation

– Professional Services delivers speedy installation and application Integration

– Training courses available to help you get full understanding and value of the HPC software

Support “from the source”

– 24x7 global support

– eSupport

– Automated subscriptions for bulletins, patches

& updates

– Software upgrade available with paid professional support & maintenance service

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Hardware and software support from the same source

– IBM – the Technical Computing market leader

“I really don’t know how we would have done it without Platform and the support that we get.”

Dr. Athanasoulis, Harvard Medical

School

“This was a great support experience for me. One of the best I have had. Even better considering the fact we are in different parts of the world.”

Major Asian Energy Corporation

“Thanks a lot. You saved me. All my budget for Platform Support over the past few years has yielded a return as good as gold.”

Prestigious

US School of Public Health

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THANK YOU

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Platform Computing

IBM Platform LSF 9 Family

• IBM Platform Application Center

• IBM Platform Process Manager

• IBM Platform License Scheduler

• IBM Platform Session Scheduler

• IBM Platform Dynamic Cluster

• IBM Platform RTM

• IBM Platform Analytics

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IBM Platform Application Center

IBM

Platform

RTM

IBM

Platform

Dynamic

Cluster

IBM

Platform

Analytics

IBM

Platform

Application

Center

IBM

Platform

Process

Manager

IBM Platform

LSF

Standard

Edition

IBM

Platform

Session

Scheduler

IBM

Platform

License

Scheduler

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IBM Platform Application Center

• Access resources from any browser

• Monitor cluster health

• Integrated job submission & management

• Customization of application forms & pages

• Drive jobs, arrays & workflows from application forms

• Fine grained access control

• Support for 2D/3D remote visualization

• Integrated with:

– Platform License Scheduler

– Platform Process Manager

– Platform Analytics

The most powerful and comprehensive web-based portal for HPC application job submission and management

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Intuitive Application Interfaces

Guided, self-documenting interfaces boost productivity, reduce training and lower support costs.

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Integrated console boosts productivity enabling access to multiple interactive applications through the browser.

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Monitor and Manage Jobs and Data

Users can monitor and manage jobs from any device with a browser

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Upload local data or access sharable server side repositories and improve collaboration.

Proactive notification of job status changes makes application users more efficient.

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Customizable Interface Builder

Intuitive

drag-and-drop

interface builder enables forms to be easily tailored.

Extensible set of built-in application integrations selectively sharable by user or group.

Use native field types or plug-in your own, with a simple, flexible scripting interface.

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Role-based Access Controls

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Fine-grained access controls govern what users and groups can do on the cluster.

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Easily Integrate Custom Applications

Extend the Platform

Application Center with sophisticated custom applications.

Reliably trigger workflows behind the scenes to automate processes or manage efficient data movement.

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Simulation results are presented through the portal with files available in one or more repositories.

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Integrated Reporting

Access reporting and analysis functions directly through the

Platform Application Center.

Extensive library of built-in, relevant reports related to resource usage and jobs.

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Summary

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Benefits for Administrators

Simplify application integration

Powerful HPC management

Reduce training and support

Improve resource security

Scalable for large HPC datacenters

Benefits for Users

Increase productivity

Enable collaboration

Reduce helpdesk calls

Minimize user-errors

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Platform Computing

IBM Platform Process Manager

IBM

Platform

Analytics

IBM

Platform

Application

Center

IBM

Platform

RTM

IBM Platform

LSF

Standard

Edition

IBM

Platform

Process

Manager

IBM

Platform

Dynamic

Cluster

IBM

Platform

License

Scheduler

IBM

Platform

Session

Scheduler

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IBM Platform Process Manager

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Sophisticated flow logic, sub-flows, alarms and scriptable interfaces improve process reliability & dramatically reduce administrator workload.

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A Powerful, Flexible Interface for Designing & Executing

HPC Workflows

• Enables automation of workflows over a distributed infrastructure.

• Integrated environment to design, publish and manage flows.

• Reliable with rich conditional logic and error handling – inspect variables and roll-back to point of resume.

• Modular management: sub-flows dynamically updated, sub-flow version control.

• Built for IBM Platform LSF environments.

• Best practices built-in.

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Key Components

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Platform Process Manager Flow Editor

Intuitive drag-and-drop interface

Creates self-documenting flows

Support for sub-flows, job arrays

Rich error-handling / retry capability

Save workflows in XML format

Publish flows directly to Flow Manager

Platform Process Manager Flow Manager

Manages multiple flows for multiple users and groups simultaneously

Monitor workflow execution graphically

Trigger flows automatically through calendar events, the flow manager or the command line.

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Key Benefits

Fully visual environment, no programming required

Enables capture of repeatable best-practices

Quickly design and deploy complex workflows

Run HPC processes faster & more reliably

Scale seamlessly

Dramatically reduce administration

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IBM Platform License Scheduler

IBM

Platform

Analytics

IBM

Platform

Application

Center

IBM

Platform

RTM

IBM Platform

LSF

Standard

Edition

IBM

Platform

Process

Manager

IBM

Platform

Dynamic

Cluster

IBM

Platform

License

Scheduler

IBM

Platform

Session

Scheduler

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IBM Platform License Scheduler

• Share application licenses according to policy

– Ensure licenses are allocated to critical projects

– Establish cross-functional license sharing policies

– Enforce license ownership with optional pre-emption

• Workloads “pend” while awaiting license resources

• Support for “WAN-able” licenses

• Tightly integrated with FlexNet Manager

• Integrated with Platform RTM and Platform Analytics for sophisticated analysis

– Correlate license use with users, projects and design centers

Intelligent, policy-driven license sharing for

IBM Platform LSF environments

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Policy-driven License Optimization

Allocate licenses between clusters or based on local sharing policies.

License allocations flex based on supply & demand.

HSIM

VCS

Specman

ModelSim

Flex Server A

Cluster A

Flex Server C

WAN-able

HSIM

VCS

NCSIM

Specman

Calibre

ModelSim

Cluster A: target - 70% of VCS

Cluster B: target - 30% of VCS

Allocation seeks to meet this target policy. Allocation can flex when a cluster is not using its allocation

Flex Server B

Calibre

VCS

NCSIM

ModelSim

Cluster B

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Project Alpha

Project Beta

Project Beta

Project Charlie

Intelligent, policy-driven license sharing for Platform LSF environments

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Multiple Scheduling Models

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Across clusters

Project mode

License token allocation

Based on project demand each scheduling cycle

Within clusters

Cluster mode

License token allocation

Static or dynamic, independent of scheduling cycle

Cluster 1

Project 1

Project 2

Cluster 2

Project 1

Project 2

Cluster 1

Project 1

Cluster 2

Project 2

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Robust, Easy-to-use Monitoring

Monitor license use by feature, job, project or cluster.

Graphically monitor jobs that check out multiple license features, visually identify bottlenecks..

Monitor license usage in real-time (including non-

LSF usage)

Monitor license availability across multiple FlexLM servers and service domains..

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Key Benefits

Significantly improved license utilization

Designed for extensibility

Improve service levels

Increase user productivity

Improve visibility to license usage

Get maximum return from software license investments

Intelligent, policy-driven license sharing for

IBM Platform LSF environments

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IBM Platform Session Scheduler

IBM

Platform

Analytics

IBM

Platform

Application

Center

IBM

Platform

RTM

IBM

Platform

Dynamic

Cluster

IBM

Platform

Process

Manager

IBM Platform

LSF

Standard

Edition

IBM Platform

Session

Scheduler

IBM

Platform

License

Scheduler

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Scheduling Large Job Volumes

Submit large volumes of jobs as a single job

• Higher throughput / lower latency

• Superior management of related tasks

• Supports > 50,000 tasks / per user

• Two-tier scheduling – preserves existing job semantics

• Particularly beneficial for large volume of short duration jobs

# bsub

–n 100 ssched –task infile

Syntax similar to job arrays

Run extremely large numbers of tasks without impacting the scheduler

Support up to 1,000 simultaneous session schedulers

LSF Scheduler ssched ssched

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IBM Platform Dynamic Cluster

IBM

Platform

Analytics

IBM

Platform

Application

Center

IBM

Platform

RTM

IBM Platform

LSF

Standard

Edition

IBM Platform

Dynamic

Cluster

IBM

Platform

Session

Scheduler

IBM

Platform

Process

Manager

IBM

Platform

License

Scheduler

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IBM Platform Dynamic Cluster

Manages & allocates infrastructure dynamically

• Workload driven dynamic node re-provisioning

• Dynamically switch nodes between physical & virtual machines

• Automated VM live migration and checkpoint / restart

• Flexible policy controls

• Smart performance controls

• Automated pending job requirement based provisioning of VM templates

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IBM Platform Dynamic Cluster

Static LSF Environment Dynamic Cluster Enabled LSF 9.x

LSF

LSF DC

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Physical Machines

Virtual Machines

Resources are static in number and type

Jobs are locked onto hardware once running

VM definitions are static and immobile

Overall utilization & throughput is not optimized

Physical Machines

Virtual Machines

Resources are dynamically allocated for demand

Jobs can float between hardware resources

VMs start, stop, move, expand, shrink automatically

Overall utilization & throughput is optimized

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Platform Dynamic Cluster Complements Platform Cluster Manager

IBM Platform Dynamic Cluster IBM Platform Cluster Manager

– Advanced Edition

Profile

Function

Value

Automatically changes the composition of a cluster based on workload requirements

Transforms static, low utilization clusters into highly dynamic, reliable, and high performing

HPC cloud resources

IBM Platform LSF

Self-service assembly of multiple HPC clusters on a shared compute infrastructure for use by multiple tenants

Consolidates disparate HPC resources, resulting in increased hardware utilization and the ability to meet

SLAs while lowering costs

IBM Platform LSF; IBM Platform Symphony

Grid Engine; and many others

Workload Manager

Support

Use Cases

Cloud bursting

Provisioning

Running jobs on VMs

Cluster/cloud flexing

Automate running of LSF jobs in a public cloud based on workload and LSF policies

(requires PCM-AE)

Workload driven - template based VM provisioning or network based PM provisioning.

Leverages VMs for key features: job mobility, defragmentation, containment, high availability

N/A

Application User and Administrator self service, policy and calendar driven

Application User and Administrator self service, policy and calendar driven on PMs, VMs and

Hypervisors

N/A

Self-service / administrator-driven

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IBM Platform Dynamic Cluster + Platform Cluster Manager

= Dynamic, Flexible Cloud Environment

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IBM Platform Dynamic Cluster

Transform static, low utilization clusters into highly dynamic, shared HPC Cloud resources

• Optimize resource utilization

• Maximize throughput, reduce time to results

• Eliminate costly, inflexible silos

• Increase reliability of critical workload

• Maintain maximum performance

• Improve user and administrator productivity

• Increase automation, decrease manual effort

Increased

Utilization

Job

Reliability

Increased

Throughput &

Service

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IBM Platform RTM

IBM

Platform

RTM

IBM

Platform

Dynamic

Cluster

IBM

Platform

Analytics

IBM

Platform

Application

Center

IBM

Platform

Process

Manager

IBM Platform

LSF

Standard

Edition

IBM

Platform

Session

Scheduler

IBM

Platform

License

Scheduler

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IBM Platform RTM : Comprehensive Workload

Monitoring & Reporting

IBM Platform RTM enables LSF administrators to manage multiple clusters easily while providing a better quality of service to cluster users

• Operational dashboard for Platform LSF administrators

• Provides monitoring, reporting and management

• Integrated alerts and exception handling

• License monitoring and usage reports

• Hundreds of standard reporting graphs included

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Intuitive Operational Dashboard

Visually monitor multiple clusters.

Instant access to realtime information on jobs, stats and remote console.

Dynamic host colorcoding based on configurable thresholds.

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Monitor and Report on Resource Consumption

Hundreds of pre-packaged graphs selectable for different time granularities over multiple time-scales.

Configurable views show extensive information about jobs, hosts, host groups, clusters, resources, licenses, etc.

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Resolve Issues Quickly, Avoid Unnecessary Service Interruptions

Search for and drill-down on any running, pending or completed job to identify issues or remove bottlenecks.

Convenient pending reason charts make it easy to improve service levels by explaining clearly why jobs are pending.

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Automated Alerts and Exception Handling

Configurable alarms and alerts and consolidated syslog views for ease of managing large environments.

Flexible options to clear alerts avoiding repeated notifications about known issues.

Trigger alerts based on boolean expressions to warn of conditions not apparent simple monitoring tools.

e.g. Alert me when a NASTRAN job in the priority queue has pended for more than 60 minutes but average cluster utilization is below 80%.

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Key Benefits

Simplify administration and monitoring

Improve service levels

Resolve issues quickly

Avoid unnecessary service interruptions

Improve cluster efficiency

Realize better productivity

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The most comprehensive workload monitoring and reporting dashboard for IBM Platform LSF environments

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Platform Computing

IBM Platform Analytics

IBM Platform

Analytics

IBM

Platform

Application

Center

IBM

Platform

RTM

IBM Platform

LSF

Standard

Edition

IBM

Platform

Process

Manager

IBM

Platform

Dynamic

Cluster

IBM

Platform

License

Scheduler

IBM

Platform

Session

Scheduler

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IBM Platform Analytics: Advanced Analytics for HPC Data

Intended for analysts, business and I.T. managers

• Answers “business level questions” by correlating and analyzing measures related to, users, groups, projects, systems and software.

• Out-of-box industry-relevant / best practice dashboards

• Instant access to years of data, massive data volumes

• Support for a parallel / shared nothing database for scalable performance

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Analytics for Jobs, Resources, Software licenses and More

• Pre-built “dashboards”, each providing views of data.

– Cluster Capacity

– Hardware Usage

– Workload Accounting

– Workload Statistics

– License Usage

– Software

• Easily extensible

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Powerful, Intuitive Customizable Interface

Visibility to resources within the data center or across the globe.

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Instantly filter data by timeperiod, cluster, project. queue or user.

With full visibility to cluster capacity, organizations can find idle capacity and share resources more effectively.

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Trend-analysis, Operational Reporting

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Analyze measures over different time periods to find trends or pinpoint problems.

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Analyze Data by Project, User, Application, Geography or Queue

Report on usage of resources by project, user or geography enabling projectbased accounting.

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Full Visibility to Global Cluster Capacity

“Drill-down” on tabular data

Identify users or groups that may be wasting resources

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Full Visibility to Global Cluster Capacity

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Easily visualize how resources are being shared by user and by group.

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Key Benefits

Turn data into decision making

Quickly identify and remove bottlenecks

Optimize asset utilization

More accurate capacity planning

Better productivity and efficiency

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