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Scaling horizontally game servers

PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2014 11:57 pm
by lucbr
Hello!

I would like to introduce a scenario to get us started in the subject's discussion. The scenario:
We are going to create a moba game like League of Legends where each team challenges the other in order to win. The match can be viewed by millions of spectators.
We have a master game server streaming just the players and the spectator game servers. Then, these spectator game servers stream to their spectators. Each spectator game server can stream around 1 million of spectators. Once a spectator game server gets overflowed, the new spectator is allocated in other available spectator game server.

The scenario can be diagrammed as follows:
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Question 1

What other architectures do you know? Others fitting the scenario.

Question 2

What technology stack would you pick to solve the scenario? How would you achieve the scenario?

Re: Scaling horizontally game servers

PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:59 am
by cdiddy2
Im not sure this is the right forum for that. Doesn't have much to do with isogenic. stack overflow or something more generic will probably give a better answer