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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management
Cloud Pak for Network Automation - incl Orchestration and Performance Management
Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - incl Netcool Operations Management portfolio
Edge Application Manager
IBM Observability with Instana
ITM-APM Products - incl IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8
Workload Automation - incl Workload Scheduler
Tivoli System Automation - inc Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)
Allow for additional inputs into the placement rules. For example: cost of resources within a cluster, network latency of a cluster (ex: edge vs central cloud), networking capacity between locations, cluster hardware capabilities (CPU pinning, GPUs, etc). Ultimately, placement can become an optimization problem and could use something like CPLEX to determine the optimal placement of applications across a set of resources based on goals (lowest cost, best performance, etc.). This request is on behalf of a major customer
Who would benefit from this idea?
As a customer, I want to deploy workloads to cloud or edge locations based on what is the most cost efficient while still meeting the application requirements.
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