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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM Turbonomic ARM
Categories Public Cloud IaaS
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 1, 2022

Provide user notification of unsupported cloud instance type

As CSPs release new instance types and the customer deploys them to their environment before Turbo has implemented support, notify the user of the unsupported instance types. This will ensure that the user knows that action generation is suppressed because Turbo doesn't yet know about the instance type. For customers who are providing telemetry data, a notification could also be sent back to Turbo to ensure that our team is quickly made aware of the new instance type.
Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Nov 30, 2022

    Specific to the merged idea TURBO-I-116, it's important to maintain customer configurations as they were configured by the customer. If a custom policy is created to limit the number of instance types for scaling, Turbonomic should not add any additional instance types to that list for any reason. This erodes customer trust in the platform, and can result in unexpected outcomes which could lead to the removal of automation.

  • Guest
    Oct 13, 2022

    I think that a better overall solution would be to automatically add instance types when they are released by the CSP. Adding an identifier may only end up being a bandaid.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2022

    Perhaps create a new automatic policy that identifies "Unsupported SKU" - this would show up in the Policy list for any resource to which it applies.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2022

    I think this is a great idea and would help in both the field and keeping Turbo as up to date as possible. Has my vote !!


Control new Cloud Instance Types on Existing Custom Policies

Currently when new Cloud Instance Types are released by cloud providers, our custom policies that have scaling constraints for Cloud Instance Types automatically select these new family types. We recently had an issue where GCP released a new ARM ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Future consideration