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Architecture

An Alibaba Engineer's Thoughts on How to Be a Better Engineer

Kuilin Qu, senior frontend expert at Alibaba, shares his experience on how he became a better frontend engineer.

Dubbo 3.0: Service Discovery with Support for Millions of Clusters and Scalable Microservice Architecture

This article focuses on the performance testing of the next-generation microservice framework Dubbo 3.0 in the address push link.

Insights into Serverless Architecture and Product Selection

This article analyzes the routine development process and compares it with the various serverless implementations across the software industry.

4 Use Cases of Serverless Architecture

Serverless architectures have rapidly emerged in recent years. In this article, we will explore the common applications of serverless with Alibaba Cloud Function Compute.

An In-Depth Insight into Nacos 2.0 Architecture and New Model with a Supported gRPC Persistent Connection

The article introduces Nacos 2.0 architecture, explains how it works, and accesses the advantages and disadvantages.

Future Direction of Observability in Cloud-Native: A Case Study of Autonomous Driving

In this blog, we'll discuss the topic of observability in cloud-native, focusing on its applications in autonomous driving.

Multi-Tier Approach With Virtual Private Cloud – Part 1

Part 1 of this 3-part series introduces Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and gives a detailed architectural layout of the solution.

Multi-Tier Approach With Virtual Private Cloud – Part 3

Part 3 of this 3-part series focuses on the different usage scenarios related to Alibaba Cloud VPC.

Multi-Tier Approach With Virtual Private Cloud – Part 2

Part 2 of this 3-part series discusses the core components that make up the VPC architecture and the significant features and benefits.

Architecture Drawing: Tools and Methodology

This article describes how to use graphs to describe and communicate your architectural design, focusing on the general methodology of architecture drawing.

Reactive Programming Is the Architecture of the Future

This article discusses the concept, specifications, value, and principles of Reactive from the author's perspective.

Getting Started with Serverless: What Is Function Compute and How Does It Work?

This article introduces the core competencies of Alibaba Cloud Function Compute, explains how it works, and describes its common use cases.

Getting Started with Serverless: Serverless Architectures

This article discusses how going serverless allows an organization to fix practical issues with less effort and fewer resources.

The Simplicity of COLA, an Alibaba Open-Source Application Architecture

This blog talks about the latest updates of Alibaba's open source COLA, and shares some ideas on the importance of simplicity in application architecture design.

A Look Back Into Architecture and Service Mesh in 2020

In this post, we'll discuss what makes a well-designed architecture, the pros and cons of Spring Cloud, and the solutions and problems of Istio.

Serverless Computing with Alibaba Cloud Function Compute

Serverless computing refers to the concept of building and running apps that do not require server management.

Visualizing a Microservices Architecture with AHAS

This blog explores how architectural visualization can help us identify problems that exist in our architecture, and ensure our system is highly available.

A Detailed Introduction to TCP

This article introduces TCP in detail, including its underlying principle and application architectures, and discusses how to use it to build high-performance servers.

Global Gaming Servers (1): Content Acceleration and Architecture Comparison

This article series introduces several architecture designs for global gaming servers and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.

Global Gaming Servers (2): Typical System Design and Case Study

This article series introduces several architecture designs for global gaming servers and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.