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Architecture

What Is the Next Stop for Big Data? Hybrid Serving/Analytical Processing (HSAP)

Jiang Xiaowei, an Alibaba Researcher, explains the benefits and value of the HSAP architecture.

MySQL External-based Replication in Alibaba Cloud

In this article, we will be addressing some of the key concepts of external based replication for MySQL and will show you how to achieve it with Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL.

Four Major Technologies Behind the Microservices Architecture

Read this article to learn about the four major technologies behind the microservices architecture.

Design Ideas for Improving the Transaction System of Ele.me, Alibaba's Food Delivery Service

In this blog, we will discuss Ele.me's key design elements for improving its transaction system.

From Idea to Reality: Taobao Mobile Introduces Swift

This article describes how Tabao Mobile worked on developing a business application using Swift—a programming language developed by Apple, and further briefs various aspects of Swift.

Core Mission of Architecture in Application Development

This article gives a detailed account of application architecture and describes the need for software architecture.

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.

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.

Ideas and Methods for System Refactoring

This articles looks at some of the misunderstandings and frequently overlooked aspects of refactoring, proposing some best practices.

How Does DataWorks Support More Than 99% of Alibaba's Data Development?

Learn how DataWorks is able to support more than 99% of Alibaba's data development operations.

How to Create an Effective Technical Architectural Diagram?

Learn from a Pro: An Alibaba engineer shows how you can create effective architectural diagrams.

Why Are the Top Internet Companies Choosing SRE over Traditional O&M?

Learn why top Internet companies are choosing site reliability engineering over traditional O&M systems.

Suspending Classes without Stopping Learning: Alibaba Cloud X-Dragon + Container Solution

This blogs discusses how Alibaba Cloud's X-Dragon and Container Solution helps online education enterprises build high-quality classrooms to cope with COVID-19.

An Alibaba Engineer's 30 Minute Solution to Improve Your Home's Wi-Fi

Alibaba proves itself as a center of innovation in the tech space with two papers presented at SIGCOMM 2019 and as a host of major summit on high-performance networking.

What Would You Do If Your App Crashes during Coronavirus Outbreak?

Hear what Alibaba engineers suggest for protecting your app from crashing.

Goodbye Oracle! Exclusive Insights into PrestoMall's Transition to Alibaba Cloud

Learn why PrestoMall, a popular e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia, said no to Oracle and went all in on Alibaba Cloud.

Experience Knative on Alibaba Cloud

Learn how you can experience Knative on Alibaba Cloud's Container Service for Kubernetes

A Silver Lining to Your Cloud Application Architecture Design

In this blog post, we'll be talking about the five key advantages of adopting cloud architectures for your organization.

Accelerate and Protect Your Business with Anti-DDoS Premium with Mainland China Acceleration (MCA)

Learn how you can accelerate and protect your web application or mobile app with Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Premium and Mainland China Acceleration (MCA).