Wow! In the morning, just before the /dev/null developer game, Rajesh Shenoy, EA Technical Fellow, will give the following talk (only for participants in the game):
How many concurrent users can your online app handle? How to handle massive multi-user performance issues when games go from paid to free.
Rajesh Shenoy is a Technical Fellow at EA where he leads the team responsible for providing the technical risk assessment to the CTO and executive staff for all EA product launches.
He joined EA in 2012 with several years of industry experience building large-scale distributed systems at Microsoft, Yahoo and HP.
He led the development of Microsoft’s first real-time social search engine that served millions of queries a day and allowed searching on a user’s social graph with a crawl to index time of less than 30 seconds.
During his career, he has also architected a search advertising system than brought in several millions of dollars revenue and developed technology that enabled web services on small embedded devices.
He holds a PhD and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS from the Indian Institute of Technology.
Rajesh and his team work on system architecture, scalability, performance and reliability aspects of all EA games. Their efforts have directly affected such EA hits as The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Crysis 3, Need for Speed: Most Wanted , SimCity, Real Racing 3, Scrabble, Word Smack and Yahtzee!