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E-Commerce

Taobao's Core Commercial AI System Explained

This post briefly explains the core commercial AI system for Taobao and discusses how it has transformed the app into an "intelligent app".

Why Databases Are Key to Alibaba’s 2020 Double 11 Sales

With each order split into multiple database transactions, ensuring the scalability and elasticity of database systems was key to the success of the 2...

Magical Technologies Behind the 2020 Double 11

This infographic unveils the technologies used to support the 11-day festival, from digital infrastrcuture to cloud-native offerings.

Alibaba's 11.11 Signals China Retail Health, A Boon for International Brands

This year's Double 11 shattered multiple records, as millions of Chinese consumers flocked to homegrown and international brands.

Technologies Behind the 2020 Double 11 Shopping Festival

This infographic highlights some of the key technologies that enabled the record-breaking performance at this year's Double 11!

Technological Innovations in the 2020 Double 11 Global Shopping Festival

In this blog, we'll take a look at some of the coolest technology innovations from this year's action-packed Double 11 shopping festival.

By the Numbers: 2020 Double 11 Global Shopping Festival

In this latest infographic by Tmall, we'll share some of the key stats and achievements from the 2020 Double 11 shopping festival.

Alibaba Cloud Supported 583,000 Orders/Second for 2020 Double 11 - The Highest Traffic Peak in the World!

At just 26 seconds past midnight on Nov 11, the Double 11 festival achieved a peak of 583,000 orders/second, setting a new world record.

Architecture Methodology: How to Derive Application Logic from the Bottom Up

This article gives a thorough rundown of what "architecture" is, classifies it into distinct categories, and talks about use cases.

Alibaba News Roundup Highlights of 2020 11.11's First Shopping Window

This year, Alibaba will feature two shopping windows for the annual Double 11 shopping festival. This articles shares some highlights from Nov 1-3.

Alibaba DAMO Academy AI Translation: Technologies Behind 2020 Double 11

Check out this infographic to learn how Alibaba DAMO Academy AI Translation technology helped power the Double 11 shopping festival.

TensCare Finds Electric Success in China with Tmall Global

Learn how British brand TensCare was able to fast-track its growth in China thanks to its partnership with Tmall Global.

Still Rocking on: Fender Hits Record Year during Pandemic

Fender is expecting its most successful year yet thanks to a digital infrastructure that helped it avoid offline disruptions during Covid-19.

Bally CEO on Powering Luxury Innovation with Tmall

Bally is moving full steam ahead into the world of digital innovation to win a new generation of digitally savvy consumers.

3D Rendering in Tmall: Cutting Edge Tech to Accelerate Image Preview 30x

This article introduces the cutting-edge technologies behind 3D shopping, including 3D real-world scene reproduction, 3D rendering, 3D algorithms, and AceRay high-speed rendering.

What to Expect from Alibaba's 2020 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba publicly kicked off its 12th 11.11 Global Shopping Festival with a media event in Shanghai, emphasizing on global brand recovery amid the new normal.

How Shopping Festivals Shape Retail: Insights from WPP's David Roth

In this blog, we sat down with David Roth to learn about the increasingly important retail phenomenon and how brands can best leverage shopping festivals to be more successful.

PPWang's Exploration of the Search Business in B2B E-Commerce

This article reviews the "Best Practice Sharing of the Search Business in B2B E-Commerce" held during the Apsara Conference 2020.

Storing and Managing Taobao's Trillions of Orders

This article describes how Taobao effectively manages data storage and retrieval of millions of everyday orders and transactions to enhance the user experience.

A Dual Heterogeneous Graph Attention Network to Improve Long-Tail Performance for Shop Search in E-Commerce

This blog talks about Taobao's shop search service, and how Taobao successfully improved long-tail search performance with DHGAN.