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posted by LaminatorX on Tuesday March 11 2014, @03:16AM   Printer-friendly
from the Azure-waves-of-pain dept.

skullz writes:

"From engadget: A closer look at Titanfall's not-so-secret weapon: Microsoft's cloud

While you were busy running along walls and throwing missiles back at your opponents during the Titanfall beta, countless data centers across the world were making sure that each AI-controlled Titan bodyguard had your back. Much of the frenetic action in Respawn Entertainment's debut game rests on one thing: Microsoft's Azure cloud infrastructure.

Up until last November, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's baby was mostly used for business applications, like virtualization and acting as an enterprise-level email host. With the Xbox One, though, the company opened up its global server farms to game developers, giving them access to more computing power than could reasonably be stuffed into a $500 game console. Since the Xbox One's debut, Microsoft has been crowing about how Azure would let designers create gaming experiences players have never seen before. Now it's time for the product to speak for itself."

 
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  • (Score: 5, Interesting) by Pslytely Psycho on Tuesday March 11 2014, @03:34AM

    by Pslytely Psycho (1218) on Tuesday March 11 2014, @03:34AM (#14459)

    So pleasing to be on a site where we get this type of response rather than "You fucking retard, are you too stupid to summerize!"

    Well done. This is the type of comment that drew me to /. so many years ago.

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  • (Score: -1, Flamebait) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday March 11 2014, @05:19AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday March 11 2014, @05:19AM (#14490)

    You fucking retard are too stupid to comment. Go suck a nigger dick.

  • (Score: 3, Funny) by RedBear on Tuesday March 11 2014, @07:37AM

    by RedBear (1734) on Tuesday March 11 2014, @07:37AM (#14518)

    "summarize"

    Pow! Right in the kisser.

    *snark*

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