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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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Vertical scaling of Application and Event monitoring stateful services

A means by which to effectively perform vertical scaling of key stateful services in the `ibm-cloud-appmgmt-prod` chart. Today, the stateful services include PersistentVolumeClaims in their pod spec, and use helm values to configure the size of t...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Enhanced Placement Rules

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, GP...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Enhanced Visibility of Deployed Application Versions.

Update the topology, application, and/or overview screens in MCM to more effectively see what release(s) of applications are deployed to which clusters. These views should be consumable even when there are 100s of clusters and support grouping by...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

More control for application updates at scale

When doing an application update (such as from v1.0 to v1.1) for multiple Deployables each deployed in their own cluster, the customer needs more control over how those upgrades are performed. The ability to do a canary deployment (upgrade just on...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Rolling upgrades for a single Deployable

When doing an application update (such as from v1.0 to v1.1) for a single Deployable, MCM should support Kubernetes rolling upgrades for each service in the application so that the application can be upgraded with zero downtime. Our understanding ...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 2 Future consideration

Create an Ansible Playbook that collects compliance evidence from the system.

Use Ansible Automation to built a Playbook that collects the evidence for compliance.
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Under review

Add automated provisioning of GRC compliance controllers as part of Install of Klusterlet.

Currently, compliance controllers are not installed as part of the cluster install and there is no automated way to install these controllers hence the GRC does not work out of the box and there is no notification on how to fix it.
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

AI Ops - automated Cost/Quota based selection of Clusters to provision Apps.

Add policies and cost analysis to provision based on Cost or quota policies. leverage model in CloudForms. and Extend to Containers.
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Under review

Create AI Ops capability - Automatic worker node scaling up or down in response to performance issues.

Dynamically Scale up and Down worker nodes base on performance and Cost.
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Provide Automation using Ansible for deploying ICAM Agents for Clouds ( VM) and Containers.

Provide builtin automation playbooks that deploys ICAM / ITM/APM agents across Public clouds and containers. This is not just for install but can be called on demand
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration