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Re: Halo 4 Backend talk from Build 2014
Date: 4/9/14 11:43 pm
In Response To: Halo 4 Backend talk from Build 2014 (Arithmomaniac)


: This talk will detail how the Halo 4 team at 343 Industries used the Orleans
: technology from Microsoft Research to build the cloud services that power
: the Halo 4 blockbuster title. Attendees will learn about the paradigm
: shift that the team went through to think about building cloud-native
: services using Orleans and how that transition resulted in their ability
: to rapidly design services that are simpler to maintain and evolve as well
: as being easier to conceptualize. Participants will leave this talk
: understanding how to use Orleans to build highly-concurrent, stateful
: services that scale-by-default. Participants will also learn how the
: virtual actor concept makes it easier to reason about and achieve
: fault-tolerance in the cloud.

: It's an hour long, but I don't think you'll get a better behind-the-covers
: look anywhere else.

Holy crap that was technical. Thanks for the link though, I love seeing any kind of behind-the-scenes for awesome stuff.

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Halo 4 Backend talk from Build 2014Arithmomaniac4/9/14 9:20 pm
     Re: Halo 4 Backend talk from Build 2014serpx4/9/14 11:43 pm
     Yes, "behind-the-covers" is a mixed idiom 😖 *NM*Arithmomaniac4/10/14 11:02 am
     He makes it look so easyscarab4/10/14 5:21 pm

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