On demand platform for online games

@article{Shaikh2006OnDP,
  title={On demand platform for online games},
  author={A. Shaikh and S. Sahu and Marcel-Catalin Rosu and Michael Shea and D. Saha},
  journal={IBM Syst. J.},
  year={2006},
  volume={45},
  pages={7-20}
}
A shared infrastructure, based on emerging on demand computing models, that supports multiple games offers an attractive option for large-scale multiplayer online game providers who want to avoid the risk of investing in dedicated resources. In this paper, we describe a prototype implementation of a service platform for online games. The platform design follows the on demand computing paradigm. It offers integration using open standards and off-the-shelf software and embraces virtualization and… Expand
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