David AlmrothServer side game architect and founder of PikkoTekk
After ten years of work with Enterprise Java consulting in banking and finance, David has switched to Erlang and the gaming industry. Games has always been at the forefront of technological advancement and it is in the game industry we can expect some very advanced many-core applications in the near future
He started the company PikkoTekk and has been the
leader of a team building an Erlang application-level gateway (ALG), called Pikko Server, for massive multiplayer games. How to utilize a manycore architecture on massive game servers has been Davids area of focus and his team has successfully developed a unique solution that allow for this. Allowing for new types of transaction intensive virtual worlds.
The games of the future can handle thousands of players on the same battlefield, where all of the players can see each other and interact in real-time in a shared experience.