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How Dream11 uses an in-house scaling platform to scale resources on AWS for efficiency and reliability

How Dream11 uses an in-house scaling platform to scale resources on AWS for efficiency and reliability

With over 190+ million users, Dream11 is the world’s largest fantasy sports platform. Their site offers fantasy cricket, football, kabaddi, basketball, hockey, volleyball, handball, rugby, American football & baseball. Dream11 is the flagship brand of Dream Sports, India’s leading Sports Technology company. They have partnerships with several national and international sports bodies and cricketers. About […]

Optimize game servers hosting with containers

Optimize game servers hosting with containers

Authored by: Serge Poueme, Senior Solutions Architect and Yahav Biran, Principal Solutions Architect Game developers look for ways to improve online multiplayer experience while balancing availability and cost effectiveness. Containers and Kubernetes help modernize game server hosting running on virtual or bare metal machines to improve compute allocation density, optimize data-transfer cost and maintain high performance. […]

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Building a Presence API using AWS AppSync, AWS Lambda, Amazon Elasticache and Amazon EventBridge

Introduction When developing a video game, whether single-player or multiplayer, social and competitive features help create a network effect and increase players’ engagement. These features usually require a backend API. Among them, presence information lets players know about online status changes of other users, allowing them to challenge others quickly or invite them for a […]

"Enabling amateur players to play for high stakes"

How Gamercraft and Theodo built a highly scalable serverless gaming tech platform

Guest post authored by the Gamercraft team. Gamercraft offers a next-generation competitive gaming platform to make it easy for amateur gamers to compete in high-quality tournaments in a fair, fun, and skill-adjusted way. With its anti-cheating and advanced matchmaking algorithms, Gamercraft’s ecosystem ensures that gamers always compete against others of their rank, thus minimizing bad […]