Package gamelift provides the client and types for making API requests to Amazon GameLift.
Amazon GameLift provides solutions for hosting session-based multiplayer game servers in the cloud, including tools for deploying, operating, and scaling game servers. Built on Amazon Web Services global computing infrastructure, GameLift helps you deliver high-performance, high-reliability, low-cost game servers while dynamically scaling your resource usage to meet player demand.
Get more information on these GameLift solutions in the GameLift Developer Guide (https://docs.aws.amazon.com/gamelift/latest/developerguide/).
GameLift managed hosting -- GameLift offers a fully managed service to set up and maintain computing machines for hosting, manage game session and player session life cycle, and handle security, storage, and performance tracking. You can use automatic scaling tools to balance player demand and hosting costs, configure your game session management to minimize player latency, and add FlexMatch for matchmaking.
Managed hosting with Realtime Servers -- With GameLift Realtime Servers, you can quickly configure and set up ready-to-go game servers for your game. Realtime Servers provides a game server framework with core GameLift infrastructure already built in. Then use the full range of GameLift managed hosting features, including FlexMatch, for your game.
GameLift FleetIQ -- Use GameLift FleetIQ as a standalone service while hosting your games using EC2 instances and Auto Scaling groups. GameLift FleetIQ provides optimizations for game hosting, including boosting the viability of low-cost Spot Instances gaming. For a complete solution, pair the GameLift FleetIQ and FlexMatch standalone services.
GameLift FlexMatch -- Add matchmaking to your game hosting solution. FlexMatch is a customizable matchmaking service for multiplayer games. Use FlexMatch as integrated with GameLift managed hosting or incorporate FlexMatch as a standalone service into your own hosting solution.
This reference guide describes the low-level service API for Amazon GameLift. With each topic in this guide, you can find links to language-specific SDK guides and the Amazon Web Services CLI reference. Useful links:
GameLift API operations listed by tasks (https://docs.aws.amazon.com/gamelift/latest/developerguide/reference-awssdk.html)
GameLift tools and resources (https://docs.aws.amazon.com/gamelift/latest/developerguide/gamelift-components.html)
See https://docs.aws.amazon.com/goto/WebAPI/gamelift-2015-10-01 for more information on this service.
See gamelift package documentation for more information. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-go/api/service/gamelift/
To contact Amazon GameLift with the SDK use the New function to create a new service client. With that client you can make API requests to the service. These clients are safe to use concurrently.
See the SDK's documentation for more information on how to use the SDK. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-go/api/
See aws.Config documentation for more information on configuring SDK clients. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-go/api/aws/#Config
See the Amazon GameLift client GameLift for more information on creating client for this service. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-go/api/service/gamelift/#New
The stub package, gameliftiface, can be used to provide alternative implementations of service clients, such as mocking the client for testing.