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Real-Time Historical Database Solution Based on X-Engine

This article discusses what X-Engine is and how it works compared to other high-compression storage engines and historical database architecture.

Introduction to Alibaba Cloud DMS: Task Orchestration and Practical Data Operations

This article discusses how Data Management System (DMS) helps users to archive, migrate, back up, and process data in databases with the task orchestration feature.

Comprehensive Understanding of Transaction Isolation Levels

This article provides a detailed introduction to transaction isolation levels, with the aim of helping developers gain a deeper understanding of this measure.

Storing Massive Image Metadata of Tmall and Taobao

This article explores how the Alibaba database kernel team achieved high performance while maintaining a low cost.

MySQL Practices: How to Handle Slow SQL Execution Due to Time Zone Setting

This article describes how time zone settings may reduce performance in high-concurrency scenarios and suggests best practices to avoid it.

A Deep Dive into Database Concurrency Control

This article explores database concurrency control and discusses various concurrency control methods such as 2PL, T/O, OCC, and MVCC.

AnalyticDB: Alibaba Cloud's Cloud-native Data Warehouse Broke the TPC-DS World Record

AnalyticDB secured the top spot in the TPC-DS by demonstrating a 29% higher performance than the previous world record, at just a third of the unit cost.

Alibaba Cloud Makes a Big Move with Database Autonomy Service (DAS)

This article discusses the capabilities of the Database Autonomy Service (DAS) and explores why it is one of the mature technologies in database management.

Online DDL: An Important Feature of the MySQL Ecosystem and a Core Capability of X-Engine

This article explains the importance of online DDL in the MySQL ecosystem and focuses on how it functions as a core capability of Alibaba Cloud X-Engine.

Insights from Alibaba Cloud Experts: 3 Ways to Deal with High Concurrency

This article aims to facilitate database users' understanding of the handling methods in high-concurrency scenarios.

Lonch Group Cuts O&M Costs by 50% by Migrating to Alibaba Cloud

This article explains how Alibaba Cloud helped a pharmaceutical company cut its direct database cost and O&M cost by migrating its core ERP system and databases to the cloud.

COVID-19's Impact on Open-source Databases and Domestic Databases

This article analyzes the impact of the recent outbreak on the DB-Engines ranking of databases by popularity for May 2020.

Data Encryption, Semi Masking and Recover Deleted Data Using DMS

In this blog, we'll be talking about Data Management Services (DMS) and how we can use it for data encryption and recovery.

Knowbox is on the Cloud: Lower Migration Costs with Dedicated Instance Clusters

A well-known, AI-powered education company, Knowbox, has moved to the cloud. Find out what prompted them to finally make this decision.

Say Goodbye to Manual SQL Optimization

Learn about the benefits of automatic SQL optimization with Alibaba Cloud's Data Autonomy Service (DAS).

What's New with Alibaba Cloud Database (Apr 2019 - Mar 2020)

Check out this infographic to learn about the latest database product releases and feature updates by Alibaba Cloud in our previous fiscal year.

A Guide to Writing Terraform Modules

This post is a quick and easy guide to writing Terrafrom Modules.

Getting Started with Terraform with Alibaba Cloud: What is Terraform?

This article is the first of a series of articles on Terraform. This article starts out this series by describing what exactly Terraform is.

Modules That Make Terraform Easier to Use

Learn how you can use modules to simplify Terraform templates through a typical load balancing architecture.

Self-Driven Databases: Intelligent Parameter Tuning for Alibaba Databases Explained

Learn what self-driven databases are and how Alibaba Cloud is tuning its databases.