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Online Game Technology Summit: Queuing: Let Data Guide Your Server Opening Strategy

Lu Shuo  (Senior Data Mining Engineer, Netease)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Programming

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: N/A: I prefer to present live on-site but I am open to delivering a virtual presentation

How to entertain more players with limited server resources has always been a concern for game developers. Currently, setting a limit for player flow accessing the server is the most prevalent solution. However, the tradeoff is queuing.Long-time waiting will inevitably result in the loss of players. What's worse, the waiting time may differ between servers, making the complains louder. Hence, it is important to consistently monitor the queue status of the server and adjust the opening strategy in time. Leihuo UX has conducted real-time monitoring for dozens of games to help developers keep balance between server load and waiting time. Decision makers and data analyst working in game related industries. Especially for MMORPG games.

Takeaway

From this talk, you can learn about log processing, real-time calculation, and methodology to optimize server opening strategies in game industry.

Intended Audience

Decision makers and data analyst working in game related industries. Especially for MMORPG games.