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How does mainframe technology support game development, esports and competitive gaming online?

  • 1.  How does mainframe technology support game development, esports and competitive gaming online?

    Posted 17 days ago
    With the world moving towards a digitized manner, high sped internet and more internet connectivity brings and breeds new avenues. The world of gaming has fast become a world sensation seeing many benefits and rewards like career changes and endorsement deals. 


    How does mainframe technology support game development, esports and competitive gaming online??

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  • 2.  RE: How does mainframe technology support game development, esports and competitive gaming online?

    Posted 4 days ago
    Thank you so much for your question! I think it's a really good question :) 
    @SUDHARSANA SRINIVASAN maybe you have the answer?​

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  • 3.  RE: How does mainframe technology support game development, esports and competitive gaming online?

    Posted 2 days ago
    Thank you for asking....

    Let me just start with saying that Mainframe is not a gaming platform. It is a transaction beast built to process millions of transactions per second - transactions that are critical to our everyday lives, to live our life as we know it.

    That said there have been people who have played around with some proof of concept since you can run some gaming servers on Linux on Z, like Minecraft! Check out this tutorial : https://developer.ibm.com/components/hyper-protect/tutorials/running-a-minecraft-server-on-ibm-cloud-hyper-protect-virtual-servers/

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