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Global Operations: How Zynga Scales Its Databases to Support Millions of Players (Presented by Amazon)

Wilson Gee (Principal Software Engineer, Zynga)

Sailesh Krishnamurthy (General Manager, Amazon Aurora)

Location: Room 3001, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 19

Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Dev Day

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

A game’s database layer is critical to success. From level progression to items gathered, every move your players make generates data that must be safely stored and continually updated. Join Wilson Gee, Zynga Principal Software Engineer and Sailesh Krishnamurthy, General Manager of Amazon Aurora, to learn how Zynga achieves global scale and high availability using Amazon Aurora, a MySQL-compatible relational database from AWS.