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Managing the Mayhem: Borderlands 3 Online Services With AWS (Presented by Amazon Game Tech)

Caleb Tote (DevOps Technical Director, Gearbox Software)

Danny Welch (Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS)

Comb Hua (Director of Platform, Gearbox Software)

Location: Room 3001, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 17

Time: 10:50am - 11:50am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, VRDC Add On - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsor Developer Summit

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Learn how Gearbox Software’s SHiFT services team used AWS to prepare for their biggest and most successful release ever. This presentation will explore best practices regarding load testing, incident management, and general launch preparation for AAA titles.


Attendees will learn techniques for managing the launch of a massively successful online game and how to prepare for millions of players.

Intended Audience

This talk is recommended for anyone involved in the launch of a worldwide product with online connectivity. Services covered include Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2), Amazon Cloudwatch, Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS), and more.