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Designing Scalable and Extendable Data Pipeline for Call of Duty Games

Yaroslav Tkachenko at dotScale 2018

The Call of Duty game franchise generates a massive amount of data telemetry. Activision has been developing its data pipeline for a while, and they learned how to scale it not only in terms of traffic, but also in terms of supporting more games and more use-cases. Yaroslav dives into their unified message envelope and why it's so important to have a proper Kafka topic naming convention.