Microsoft emigrate Minecraft to Azure, strikes away from AWS – stories

Microsoft is migrating Minecraft away from Amazon Internet Providers (AWS) and onto Azure in keeping with stories – virtually six years after buying Mojang, the sport’s creator.

The Redmond big told CNBC in an announcement that it was within the means of ‘migrating all cloud providers to Azure over the previous couple of years.’

Microsoft purchased Mojang in 2014, with the Swedish sport developer saying the worth was $2.5 billion. The corporate had beforehand utilised AWS for its infrastructure. Firstly of that yr, AWS evangelist Jeff Barr wrote a blog post explaining how then-new multiplayer internet hosting service Minecraft Realms utilised Amazon’s cloud. Amazon EC2 and S3 had been used, together with file storage, relational database storage, and elastic load balancing.

Extra lately, in an interview for GamesIndustry.Biz earlier this month, Matt Booty, head of Microsoft studios, talked about the opportunity of a migration. “We had loads to be taught from Mojang,” stated Booty….

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