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On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network)

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Allow to delete wasted files from Turbonomic UI

Turbonomic recommends actions to delete wasted storage files on datastores. I want the ability to manually accept these and have the files be deleted on the vCenter datastore.

Allow for managing VM-to-VM anti/affinity rules directly in Turbonomic

As a user I would like the ability to create/modify/delete VM-to-VM affinity/anti-affinity placement policies, so that I do not have to create/modify/delete these rules in vCenter.
7 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) / Policies 2 Future consideration

Allow for scaling actions that do not block move actions

As a user I would like the ability to configure Turbonomic to ignore scaling actions when consumers shop for providers in the Market, so that I can enable WPA/Move automation before I enable automated scaling actions and not impact any move actions.
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Needs more information

VMware Horizon Instant Clone Enhancement

IU health has 18k Horizon Users spread across 14 desktop pools at peak and typically see 10-11k users in steadystate. The environment is designed to have large pools with little segmentation to unlock as much capacity as needed. The global entitle...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Future consideration

Pure Storage Data Reduction Ratios not being picked up by Turbo. Using the manual Over-provisioning %. Therefore Turbo makes unnecessary Provision Disk Array Recommendations

The customer says Turbo's AI should be picking up data that is available in the PURE Storage system - and should not be requiring that the Storage Capacity Planners be adjusting the Storage Overprovisioned Percentage in the Disk Array Policy. I wi...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Future consideration

VDI - GPU support/improvement

Improve on-prem placement and sizing analysis with additional GPU constraints: - Adding GPU related metrics - Placement actions to take GPU utilization & constraints into consideration - Scaling actions to update GPU profile (GPU size)

Ability to set utilization and other constraints on group or cluster level

IBM Turbonomic is currently importing admission control settings which are part on a VMware HA policy as utilization constraint affecting all host in a cluster individually. For a stretched cluster this means that a 50% maximum utilization constra...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 1 Under review

Find a way to store historical vm data after cross-vcenter vmotion

Application and capacity teams would like to have important historical information, which get lost on cross vcenter vmotions. This is a hurdle to really adopting superclustering throughout our environment.
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Planned for future release

Allow Turbo to recognize VMs agnostic to vCenter

We have vCenters broken out by availability zone, purpose, and data centers. We have regular movement between vcenters, as well as data centers for DC migrations. In these situations, we cannot use Turbo and the VMs lose all VM history when it's m...

Allow CPUs to be resized based on core count (vs MHz) for Consistent Resize

Currently, consistent resize for HA pairs only recommends adjustment based on MHz. We have vms that are on different hardware, resulting in different recommendations for core count. We have internal requirements for our vms in the same HA group to...