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Microsoft to open-source cloud framework behind Halo 4 services

The distributed computing research project known as Project Orleans will be available in early 2015

  • The Halo 4 statistics service keeps track not just of the missions players have completed and their achievements but of individual weapons and shots fired

  • The Halo presence system tracks all the players and games of Halo 4; each of them is an Orleans grain

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