Postmortem of Fortnite Service Outage at 3.4 Million CCU

POSTMORTEM OF SERVICE OUTAGE AT 3.4M CCU

Scalability is a hard problem, partly because it’s difficult to predict where your load will be, and also because creating a scalable system too early can be a waste of resources and overcomplex system that’s difficult to manage. In this article, they note the pain points they ran into and how they dealt with them.