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IKS - Allow worker pool to automatically be able to scale up to the full limits of our SoftLayer account

In IBM Event Streams, we have often hit VLAN capacity issues when scaling up, and whilst we _can_ stripe through the VLANs on our account and keep changing the workpool before a rebalance attempt it feels like something that the platform would be better placed to handle because its that which is placing the actual VSI orders with SoftLayer so it can trivially "try another VLAN if the order is rejected" rather than us checking if the worker provisions failed or not and then trying.

We'd essentially like a worker pool to automatically be able to scale up to the full limits of our SoftLayer account, rather than only up to the limits of the current VLAN it has been given to play with.

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  • Apr 19 2019
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