AWS re:Invent 2016: How EA Leveraged Redshift & 47Lining to Gather Player Insights (GAM301)

Published on Nov 30, 2016

In November 2015, Capital Games launched a mobile game accompanying a major feature film release. The back end of the game is hosted in AWS and uses big data services like Amazon Kinesis, Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, and AWS Data Pipeline. Capital Games will describe some of their challenges on their initial setup and usage of Amazon Redshift and Amazon EMR. They will then go over their engagement with AWS Partner 47lining and talk about specific best practices regarding solution architecture, data transformation pipelines, and system maintenance using AWS big data services. Attendees of this session should expect a candid view of the process to implementing a big data solution. From problem statement identification to visualizing data, with an in-depth look at the technical challenges and hurdles along the way.