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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 […]

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Amazon Aurora MySQL DBA Handbook – Connection Management

Amazon Aurora MySQL (Aurora MySQL) is a managed relational database engine, wire-compatible with MySQL 5.6. Most of the drivers, connectors, and tools that you currently use with MySQL can be used with Aurora MySQL with little or no change. Aurora MySQL database (DB) clusters provide advanced features such as: One primary instance that supports read […]

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Scale Your Web Application — One Step at a Time

I often encounter people experiencing frustration as they attempt to scale their e-commerce or WordPress site—particularly around the cost and complexity related to scaling. When I talk to customers about their scaling plans, they often mention phrases such as horizontal scaling and microservices, but usually people aren’t sure about how to dive in and effectively scale […]

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