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ER to add the number of vCPU as a filter in the "Cloud Instance Type for Scaling under Scaling Constraints/Policies and the filter for "Memory capacity" does not seem to work

What is the desired customer use case?: See screenshot attached The customer is requesting this ER to add the number of vCPU as a filter when it comes to select "Cloud Instance Types" for Scaling under Scaling Constraints/Policies. Also the filt...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 1 Planned for future release

Adding Tag filtration to Account level Dynamic Groups

Add a way to allow for Accounts (Subscriptions) to include a tag filter and create Dynamic Groups. This would allow you another way to build groups in Turbonomic dynamically for a list of subscriptions with tags on them.
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Future consideration

Provide a metric that shows actual usage of Azure disk drives along with allocated space.

Azure provides an ability to conduct a dynamic life resizing upward on disk drives, but not decrease in size. All current products and the Azure Portal will only show allocated drive space. We are unable to accurately determine if we over commit o...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Under review

OCI support for intelligent scaling and optimization of resources would be very beneficial as customers start to leverage OCI more extensively.

NVIDIA along with several other customers are starting to put more workloads into OCI. NVIDIA specifically has plans to shift a large percentage of their workloads into OCI and would benefit greatly from being able to leverage Turbo's decision mak...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 1 Not under consideration

Turbonomic uses APIs. We can contribute to Azure API throttling. How do we manage and minimize this impact.

Many clients have multiple applications using API calls in Azure Subscriptions. Security Apps, Compliance Apps, APMS (like Dynatrace) , Terraform, and our IBM apps - Turbonomic ARM and parkmycloud (PMC). Whilst Turbonomic may not be the main consu...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 3

Need support for Azure ebdsv5 and ebsv5 series

Turbonomic currently does not support Azure ebdsv5 and ebsv5 series. Customer is starting to request and use these as well as purchase RI's related to them. Here is Azure link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/ebdsv5-ebsv5-s...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0

Support for Custom VMs

GCP have a great feature that enable customers to change instance size for different types than regular family published size. This is considered as a custom VMs and can be used for IaaS and GKE clusters. Turbonomic still don't support this type, ...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Future consideration

Add option to DISABLE irreversible Cloud Volume Actions

We have an Urgent business case for Metlife to lower the Storage tier on VDI VMs that have been IDLE/powered off for 7+ days. When we generate the actions, if the VM was having high iops on SSD, we recommend resizing to HDD but also increase size ...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 3 Functionality already exists

Exclude Citrix provision VMs from Citrix cloud in Azure resource group from the Turbonomic licensing

Azure VDI VMs do not count towards the Turbonomic license since 8.5.2 but Citrix provision VMs from Citrix Cloud in Azure resource group has calculated as of now. So Azure resource group which manages Citrix VDIs should not be counting in Turbonomic
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Under review

Recommend expand disk/volume in Cloud.

In Cloud environment. If I find that the disk is almost full, will Turbo automatically recommend to expand the volume size for fixing disk full? In document, I found some recommendation on IOPs, Throughput and unattached volume deletion. So, It's ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Future consideration