IBM Spectrum LSF

The IBM® Spectrum LSF is a complete workload management solution for demanding HPC environments. Featuring intelligent, policy-driven scheduling, it helps organizations to improve competitiveness by accelerating research and design while controlling costs through superior resource utilization and ease of use. Building on over 20 years of experience, IBM Spectrum LSF features a highly scalable and available architecture designed to address the challenge of aligning compute resources with business priorities.

IBM Spectrum LSF provides support for heterogeneous computing environments, including NVIDIA GPUs. With the ability to detect, monitor and schedule GPU enabled workloads to the appropriate resources, IBM Spectrum LSF enables users to easily take advantage of the benefits provided by GPUs.

Solution highlights include:

  • Enforcement of GPU allocations via cgroups
  • Exclusive allocation and round robin shared mode allocation
  • CPU-GPU affinity
  • Boost control
  • Power management/li>
  • Multi-Process Server (MPS) support
  • NVIDIA Pascal and DCGM support

Find out more about IBM Spectrum LSF here.