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IBM Turbonomic ARM

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Support in-place resource resize without restart

Kubernetes at version 1.27 released a feature to change cpu and memory from containers without trigger a restart. Use this mechanism will boost Turbonomic usage on cloud native targets and minimize the requests for GitOps integrations.Source: http...

Size work loads for performance test only

Provide recommendations on cpu request and memory request based on performance test schedule . Scenarios : 1. Spikey type of transactions like sending event notifications via email to other apps/customers. This demands for higher cpu/mem resources...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 1 Needs more information

Azure Services like Databricks, or AKS that create VMs should appear as a property in those VM entities.

With these properties being visible, Customer can create policies to exclude from policies VMs that are being managed by Azure Services. Customer can create UNPARKABLE collections based on Azure Services. Right now with 1000s of VMs, there is too ...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 3 Future consideration

Multi node deployment model support for on-premise OSS K8s platform other than OpenShift.

We need official support for on-premise OSS(Open Source Software = open source upstream Kubernetes) K8s deployment model. (K8s CNCF compliant, compatible with AKS/EKS/GKE). *Users are free to deploy it by referring to the steps below, but official...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 0 Future consideration

Allow choose direction of action for Cloud Native Plans

If you plan a Cloud Native cluster optimization, it only permit choose scale or not. If it's possible to pick just resize down container spec and/or resize up, users will know the difference between actions. This is aligned with: https://ideas.ibm...
21 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 0 Submitted

Adding Redhat KVM as a supported hypervisor.

Please add Redhat KVM as a supported hypervisor for on-premises environments. https://www.redhat.com/en/topics/virtualization/what-is-KVM
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Future consideration

support for aws china region and azure china region

csm is proposing Turbonomic to customer MCDONALDS-CN together with seller and tech sales team. customer is satisfied with the POC result against their VMware and K8S environment, wish Turbonomic can support their public cloud providers(Azure China...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 3 Future consideration

Want to see if it might be possible to do "forcive"/"planning" sizing

Would like to see if there might be a way to force sizing actions when needed . Have several situations where we want to do **non-usage based sizing** what I call = "planning sizing" . Use cases are - where app owners have done load testing and kn...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 2 Future consideration

automated & time-bound exclusion of certain VMs from downsizing due to CTO mandate

Customer story. The CTO mandates certain VMs are excluded for a certain time from the standard downsizing policies which run at each month end. Current process is a bore - manually pulling these machines into a RECOMMEND ONLY OVERRIDE group (leavi...
23 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Submitted

Azure offer reservations for Azure CosmosDB. Can we see and recommend CosmosDB reservations please?

Azure offers 65% discounts on COSMOS - this can save the customer a lot of money if properly managed. Turbo could help the client make the right decisions. Rightsize FIRST - then Recommend COSMOS RI SECOND
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Future consideration