How Blizzard autoscaled Overwatch on OpenStack

John Leonard
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Cloud engineers at Blizzard reduced the game's footprint by 40 per cent

Blizzard Entertainment is the games development studio behind online multiplayer titles such as World of Warcraft and Diablo. These are deployed on a private cloud infrastructure across 11 global d...

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