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Allow for CPU Increment Size in vCPU Scaling Controlsto be extrapolated from "Change" field
We, like many customers, require the ability to increment by 2 (avoid odd number of cores) regardless of scaling control type. Currently, the tool only allows for that to be adjusted if we change "Virtual CPU". We need more granularity in ways we ...
Improve adding groups to "Volumes" and "Database" policies
Currently, when changing the scope of a policy, the new scope overrides the old scope once saved. This only occurs for database policies and volume policies, not virtual machine policies. For example, if i have a policy and the scope is for group ...
Turbonomic (Cloud) integration with Microsoft Azure Client/Custom Policies
We define policies in Microsoft Azure to provide subscription management for Virtual Machine size limitations. Turbonomic cannot currently read custom Azure policy and will therefore recommend, and attempt, to resize certain VM sizes. These Turbon...
Single execution plan for executing same action on systems located at different timezones, like Cloud Availability zones or regions
If I have a distributed application deployed at different timezones, I need to create many policies to execute an action at 6 AM on Saturday. This leads to a large number of execution plans and associated policies. If the action is same and need t...
Provide a means of identifying/managing policies with no/empty scope groups
As a user I would like the ability to identify policies that no longer have a scope group associated or groups that no longer have any members, so that I can ensure my automation is being enforced correctly as well as reduce "clutter".
Move enable/disable disruptive actions from Policy wide to action type
The option to enable/disable disruptive actions policy-wide is very restrictive. Most downscale actions are disruptive, but most upscale actions can be non-disruptive. In the current implementation, only a group of VM can be marked with this setti...
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...
Today, Turbo imports DRS affinity and anti-affinity rules. These rules help customers keep VMs together, apart, or only on certain hosts. Some customers (Facebook, NBC) use DRS's Virtual Machine Options to override DRS automation. This settings ar...
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