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Sony Interactive Entertainment Launches PlayStation 5 Without Downtime Using AWS

Learn how Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) delivered PS5 without downtime to millions of players around the world.

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment that is responsible for creating the world-renowned PlayStation brand and family of products. This session explores how SIE prepared for the launch of PlayStation 5 (PS5) against the backdrop of a global pandemic. Learn how SIE delivered PS5 without downtime to millions of players around the world using a coordinated-operations planned response program and a robust, scalable, and secure infrastructure using AWS services, including Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Route 53, and Amazon CloudWatch.

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We're leaning really hard into containerization and making sure that we can scale out at a moment's notice. Really a lot of emphasis on working with AWS and transferring towards managed services wherever possible to help take some of the load off and really leverage that launch relationship and partnership."
Jess Loeb
Principal Software Engineer, PlayStation

AWS Services Used

Amazon EKS

The most trusted way to start, run, and scale Kubernetes

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Amazon EC2

Secure and resizable compute capacity for virtually any workload

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Amazon Route 53

A reliable and cost-effective way to route end users to Internet applications

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Amazon CloudWatch

Observability of your AWS resources and applications on AWS and on-premises

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