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IBM Turbonomic ARM

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expanded options for aggressiveness, rate of resize and observation period

Currently, Virtual machine aggressiveness, rate of resize, and observation period are set for all types of actions CPU, Memory, Up, and Down. There is no way to have these configured differently for each type of action. So at the moment, VM will s...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Planned for future release

Combine Azure volume scaling with VM scaling based on VM tags

What is the desired customer use case?: The customer would like from a policy to trigger the actions and execute the n actions at the same time (automatically/programmatically using API calls based on VM tags to select all the action related to o...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Not under consideration

Parking actions support for On-Prem VMs & DB resources

Enable Manual & AI driven Parking actions support for On-Prem VMs & DB resources
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 3 Planned for future release

Add a description field of at least 256 characters to Groups and Policies to allow for annotation of when and why they were created for and what other objects they correspond to.

Just as this description field is used in this idea submission, a description field in the Groups and Policies will allow us to tag them with metadata that will be useful in remembering when and why we created them.
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration

Allow to be build a policy to generate VM delete action for VM being idle for a defined number of days or VM delete actions or at least a list of VMs probably no longer used (minimal CPU usage, no net

Based on Idea TURBO-I-450 (measure and display days a VM is being idle) please allow to set a policy to generate delete actions for VMs being idle for x days. In addition to that, allow to set a policy as it is available with all the cloud optimiz...
12 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) / Public Cloud IaaS 1 Future consideration

Stop count licenses for unsupported workloads

We have some workloads in Turbonomic that is not supported, like AWS Spot Instances and GCP Custom VMs. We still read and bring those workloads, but count them as a license consumption. We should not count them until fully GA of the feature and pr...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 0 Not under consideration

Add cluster data to Turbo Plans

Currently the plans in Turbo show host level. I would benefit from seeing cluster level information in the plans.
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 0 Future consideration

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
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Future consideration

More Elastic Scaling: Remove hardcoded restrictions on maximum observation period

For those customers that want to unleash Turbonomic to unlock elasticity in the cloud, we use the percentile and observation settings to help influence Turbo's decision making. However, it appears there are hardcoded limits to the minimum/maximum ...
11 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 0 Planned for future release

ORACLE TARGET SUPPORT

CLIENT: "I’d like the Oracle targets to be enhanced so a target can connect to multiple servers like the SQL targets can"
11 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0 Planned for future release