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Session Name: Create a 20 Times Faster Database Engine Optimized to MMOGs
Speaker(s): Shuichi Kurabayashi
Company Name(s): Cygames, Inc.
Track / Format: Programming

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Overview: Cygames, one of the largest mobile game developers in Japan, has been providing mobile MMOGs for millions of unique users. Their vision is to realize a massively shared world where millions of players interact, by processing over 3,000,000 simultaneous database transactions. Toward this, they developed an in-house database engine that is 20 times faster than conventional databases including RDB, NoSQL, and even cloud-based data stores, by exploiting multi-core CPUs and SSDs in an optimized way to MMOGs. This talk will explain how to implement a database engine tailored to your title, and explain how it will improve capacity and scalability of the game.

GDC Europe 2016

Shuichi Kurabayashi

Cygames, Inc.

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