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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Start Scaling Your Servers!
Speaker(s): Sela Davis, Jennie Lees
Company Name(s): VREAL, Riot Games
Track / Format: Programming

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Overview: Calling all service developers! Do you know how to build for millions of users? Writing and operating backend code at scale requires a toolbox of tricks that can be catastrophic to learn the hard way. Jumpstart your development by learning from engineers who have worked on some of the largest backend systems in the world. With a fictional case study, pulled from extremely real experiences, you'll learn about approaches to scalable architecture, strategies for impactless deployment and side-by-side versioning, live operations management at scale, and how to design and build your ecosystem to satisfy the needs of internal and third party applications.

GDC 2018

Sela Davis


Jennie Lees

Riot Games

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