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Architecture

A Gift to the Society: Alibaba's Road of Technological Innovation

This article discusses Alibaba's contribution to the economy through technological innovation.

Flutter Analysis and Practice: Evolution and Innovation of Flutter-Based Architecture

This article talks about the evolution and innovation of Xianyu's Flutter-based architecture.

Getting Started with Serverless | Architecture Evolution

The article compares conventional application architecture and cloud-native product architecture to explain the concept of "serverless".

Flexible and Efficient Cloud-native Cluster Management Experience with Kubernetes

This article discusses the challenges in managing multiple Kubernetes clusters and explores how using Kubernetes to manage Kubernetes clusters helps in cloud-native environments.

The Concept and Challenges of Serverless

This article analyzes the core concepts of serverless systems from the application architecture perspective and summarizes the challenges faced while implementing serverless systems.

The Sound and the Fury of Serverless

This article discusses serverless in-depth and talks about how serverless is being used. It also discusses the immediate needs pertaining to serverless and explores framework and runtime innovation.

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.

On the Dilemma of Software Complexity

This article discusses the definition of software complexity in the context of software design, its root causes, and its potential solutions.

Insights into the True Nature of SOA

In this thorough and insightful article, Cheng Yan, a senior technical expert at Alibaba, elaborates on his views about SOA and proposes a path to success for service orientation.

The Integration of AMAP Algorithm Engineering: Best Practices and Thoughts

This article explains the construction process of AMAP's integrated algorithm engineering to meet the iterative process of its business.

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.