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


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.

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