“Thanks to Aerospike’s expertise and our data-driven team, Dream11 has become synonymous with sports fan engagement in India. Now with the IPL resuming soon and with Aerospike’s continued support in Cloud Managed Service, we hope to reach many more milestones and surpass the 5.5 million concurrencies, 80 million requests per minute, and 20,000 team update benchmarks that we had achieved in the IPL’s 2020 edition.”
Abhishek Ravi, Chief Information Officer, Dream11 and Dream Sports
About the Company
Dream11 is the world’s* largest fantasy sports platform
With 110 million+ users, Dream11 helps Indian sports fans to actively engage with real-life sporting events and showcase their knowledge of cricket, football, kabaddi, basketball, hockey, volleyball, handball, rugby, futsal, American football & baseball.
*in terms of the number of users
Scaling for high user engagement
With 100M+ users and 5.5M concurrent users, Dream11’s main challenge came down to scale. After facing operational issues during IPL 2020, Dream11 determined they needed a solution that could scale seamlessly to meet their business needs and maintain the trust of their customers.
Required a solution that could scale up elastically to higher traffic during IPL months and then down to normal traffic at other times
High availability and strong consistency
Needed 99.99% uptime with zero outages and support for strong consistency
Fault tolerant and durable
Application should be highly stable with no data loss