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Session Name: Bootstrapping the Infrastructure of ChefVille and Farmville 2
Speaker(s): Hao Chen, Jesse Willet
Company Name(s): Zynga, Zynga
Track / Format: Programming

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Overview: Bootstrapping the Infrastructure of Hit Games Join Jesse Willett and Hao Chen of Zynga for tales from the trenches on how systems teams handle the rapid growth of overnight sensations. No need to worry about late hours, near misses and near meltdowns a hit game can bring. This session gives session attendees a blueprint they need to develop a scalable backend infrastructure approach that works in a time of crisis and exponential growth. Learn how to design for scale, gain more control, and make the right infrastructure decisions.

GDC Online 2012

Hao Chen


Jesse Willet


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