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How the IBM Spectrum LSF Architecture Accelerates Technical Computing

This whitepaper describes key architectural aspects of IBM Spectrum LSF including its use model, scheduling architecture, other core components and installation architecture. It highlights the architectural strengths that can help address business challenges by optimizing the use of shared HPC resources. The target audience includes chief technical officers (CTOs), technical evaluators and purchase decision makers, who need to understand the capabilities of Spectrum LSF, and how they help to drive business benefits such as containing operational and infrastructure costs while increasing scale, utilization, productivity and resource sharing in technical computing environments.

On June 2, 2016, IBM Platform Computing was renamed to IBM Spectrum Computing. This reflects the portfolio alignment with IBM Spectrum Storage as well as enhancements to support new generation cloud native applications and open source frameworks such as Apache Spark. Some collateral that was produced prior to the rename date may not reflect the new brand or product names. Click here for more information


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