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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

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AI Ops - automated Cost/Quota based selection of Clusters to provision Apps.

Add policies and cost analysis to provision based on Cost or quota policies. leverage model in CloudForms. and Extend to Containers.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Functionality already exists

Create AI Ops capability - Automatic worker node scaling up or down in response to performance issues.

Dynamically Scale up and Down worker nodes base on performance and Cost.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Provide Automation using Ansible for deploying ICAM Agents for Clouds ( VM) and Containers.

Provide builtin automation playbooks that deploys ICAM / ITM/APM agents across Public clouds and containers. This is not just for install but can be called on demand
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Out of the box automation using Ansible to remediate basic issues found in BoD Environment

Create run-books that can be run out of the box to remediate basic issues found in BoD environment. e.g. restart prometheus at various clusters ( the monitoring not working issue). Restarting Search when it crashes. These can be run manually if ne...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Configure ICAM and Prometheus/Grafana out of the box to monitor CP4MCM components

ICAM, Prometheus, Event , Ansible remediation must all be confugured out of the box to monitor and event on CP4MCM component's health and automated remediation action. No post install manual configuration should be needed if the component is insta...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Create policies ( in GRC or other place) to enforce deployment parameters e.g replicas

For production apps, if the deployment does not specify a minimum number of replica ( e.g. 3 or more) then make the deployment have replica =3
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Support app deployment that allows staging of images locally to the cluster before deployment or upgrade

For RO/BO situations with low or unpredictable bandwidth, the deployment needs to take place in a deterministic time. E.g. at shift change. The current deployment model with subscription and pull makes the deployment variable
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Support creating a application yaml for all deployments from catalog if the yaml does not exist

There is enough information available to create a app yaml for apps deployed from the catalog.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Request for new VTMOS Support - Juniper Router MX JunOs 19.* [Netconf/YANG enabled]

"Problem: The new OS versions are not currently supported by NCM. Juniper MX Devices with OS version 19.* The driver(s) need to be able to support the management of NEs which have NETCONF enabled"
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release

Request for new VTMOS Support - Juniper Router SRX JunOS 19.* [Netconf/YANG enabled]

"Problem: The new OS versions are not currently supported by NCM. Juniper SRX Devices with OS version 19.* The driver(s) need to be able to support the management of NEs which have NETCONF enabled"
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release