IBM Spectrum LSF Suite: Installation Best Practices Guide

A draft IBM Redpaper publication

Updated 06 February 2020

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Mark Black, Ahmad Hussein, Bill McMillan, John Welch


This IBM® Redpaper publication documents IBM Spectrum LSF® Suite best practices installation topics, application checks for workload management, high availability
configurations, using theoretical knowledge and hands-on exercises, and documenting these findings by way of sample scenarios.

This publication addresses topics for sellers, IT architects, IT specialists, and anyone looking to implement and manage a high-performing workload management solution with Spectrum LSF. Moreover, this guide provides documentation to transfer how-to-skills to the technical teams, and solution guidance to the sales team. This book compliments documentation available at the IBM Knowledge Center, and also aligns with educational materials provided by IBM Systems.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction and overview of IBM Spectrum LSF Suite
Chapter 2. IBM Spectrum LSF Suite installation
Chapter 3. IBM Spectrum LSF Suite administration: Health checks
Chapter 4. Performance benchmarks
Chapter 5. IBM Spectrum LSF application configuration scenarios
Appendix A. IBM Spectrum LSF and Kubernetes integration
Appendix B. Managing Elasticsearch data
Appendix C. IBM Spectrum LSF Suite common questions

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