Dream11: Scaling a Fantasy Sports Platform with 5M Daily Active Users
Founded in 2008, Dream11 is India’s leading sports-tech startup with a growing base of more than 45 million users playing multiple sports such as fantasy cricket, football, kabaddi, and basketball.
Dream11 uses Amazon Aurora with Amazon ElastiCache to serve 1 million concurrent users within 50ms response time, serving at an average 3 million requests per minute (rpm), which can surge to 3X in a 30-second time span. In this video, we’ll be shedding some light on our architecture, along with our battle plan to handle transactions without locking. We’ll also talk about the features of Aurora and ElastiCache that helped Dream11 to handle 5 million daily active users with 4X growth YoY.
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