SwiftStack Paper: Esports Is Exploding, and so Are Data Storage and Management Requirements
In just a few years, esports has become an explosive growth industry attracting audiences in the multimillions, watching celebrated pros compete in popular video games like Overwatch, Fortnite, and League of Legends, just to name a few. In hundreds of worldwide events, teams and leagues vie for millions in prize money showcasing their skills. Esports environments are unique and state-of-the-art, but on the other hand they have some things in common with other industries doing advanced machine learning, data analytics, and scientific research.
SwiftStack serves several esports customers. These companies are typically video game developers whose titles are played in competition teams or leagues. Games are streamed in real-time and cheered live by fans worldwide. SwiftStack solutions architect Albert Chen has put together a short paper on esports data storage and management. Click here to download it now.