Here Be BigQuery: Building Social Gaming Infrastructure on the Google Cloud Platform

We’ll look at how the Gamesys social MMORPG “Here Be Monsters” utliizes the Google Cloud Platform as a production data warehouse for managing user engagement and automating retention activities using App Engine. We’ll demo the game’s integration with Google Spreadsheets and BigQuery via Google Apps Script and dive into the code that enables automated reporting dashboards and ad hoc game optimization.