26th edition

May 3 2017


6:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Scaling a Game Server: From 500 to 100,000 Users

Sunil has redesigned a game server that was unable to handle 500 simultaneous users to a something that can handle 100,000 users. The talk discusses the architecture and technology choices that ensured scalability of . Technologies used are Python, gevent, Cassandra, redis, haproxy and WebSockets. The talk will touch upon how this architecture also applies to a typical web applications.

By: Sunil Mohan Adapa, Free Software developer and Application Developer at ThoughtWorks

7:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Break & Networking

7:45 pm - 8:30 pm


Geek Night is a monthly event to promote sharing of technical knowledge and increase collaboration between geeks in Hyderabad. It is organized by a passionate group of programmers and sponsored by ThoughtWorks.

It happens on the First Wednesday of every month, unless that's a public holiday or any other unavoidable cause, like an Alien invasion.

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