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Status Future Consideration
Product Spotfire
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 15, 2018

Limit system resource (CPU, memory, RAM, etc.) an analysis may consume

Provide the ability to set maximum limits on the system resources (CPU, memory, RAM, etc.) that an analysis running on Spotfire Server may consume. This will prevent individual analyses from consuming all available resources and making the server unusable.

The limits could be absolute or a percentage of the available system resources.

Limits could be specified for all analyses or target specific analyses or users.

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Limit the amount of memory a single DXP can use on Web Player

Our Web Players are occasionally ‘taken down’ by rogue DXPs using up all available memory and temporary disk space. As far as we can tell, this only happens when an ‘add columns’ data transformation goes out of control due to a broken join conditi...
about 5 years ago in Spotfire / System Administration 0 Future Consideration

Spotfire Server more self-sustaining: automatically kill reports that take to long to load and runaway queries

We have a several thousand users at different skill levels. We often have reports loading in the WebPlayer/Consumer that are stuck or take more than 20 minutes to 2 hours to load. The support team has to manually look for and kill these jobs. Howe...
about 7 years ago in Spotfire / System Administration 1 Future Consideration

Implementation of limit to resources in Spotfire

Since one of the strongest features of Spotfire is the Self-Service development, is great that the user can create it's own analysis without the support of IT. But has it's negative side. The user is allowed to load whatever he wants into the anal...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / System Administration 2 Future Consideration

Place a maximum limit on fetch size and batch size

It is possible to set ridiculous values for fetch size and batch size on a database connection in Information Designer. Very high settings cause the Spotfire server to suffer "Out of Java heap space" errors because some JDBC drivers (we've specifi...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / System Administration 2 Future Consideration

Quota management

To deliver easier administrability it will be great to define quotas per user or group. Today administrator can react if users consume too much cpu, memory or data spaces (repository). Reacting is not enough and with many users and many different...
over 5 years ago in Spotfire / System Administration 0 Future Consideration

Node Manager controls to avoid crashing when filter uses large amounts of memory

Customer has an analysis that contains about 300k rows. They want to filter for a specific list of around 6000 that match specific ID values. They're creating a filter string wiht the IDs listed using the OR feature available for filters (i.e. 'pe...
almost 3 years ago in Spotfire / System Administration 0 Future Consideration