Alibaba Global Shopping Festival 2020 on the Cloud

11.11 Number Guessing Contest

Guess the Numbers of the Technology behind the 2020 Double 11 Shopping Festival to Win Up to $1111 in Credits

Guess the Numbers of 11.11 – Powered by Cloud Technologies

Double 11, also known as Singles' Day, is the world's largest shopping festival hosted by Alibaba Group. During the 2019 edition of Double 11, with the support of cloud technologies, Alibaba set a new sales record of 268.4 billion CNY (38.4 billion USD), and broke several other technology records.

268.4 Billion CNY


1.29 Billion

Total Orders Placed


Total Data Processed

544 Thousand

Peak Order Creation per Second

2.511 Billion

Peak Real-time Computing Processing per Second
What will these numbers be in the 2020 edition of Double 11? Guess and win attractive prizes!

Rewards & Rules

Rewards for Overall Ranking

1st Place

$1111 Alibaba Cloud Credits

2nd Place

$500 Alibaba Cloud Credits

3rd Place

$300 Alibaba Cloud Credits

4th to 10th Places

$100 Alibaba Cloud Credits for Each Winner

Reward for Individual Number Ranking

1st Places of Each Number

$200 Alibaba Cloud Credits

Users are required to add a payment method or pass student verification before submitting the answers. Each user will have only one chance to submit the answers.
The deadline for the contest is Nov 10, 2020 at 18:00:00 UTC+8.
After the final numbers are released, we will rank each figure based on how close the answer is to the final result, and the overall ranking will be based on the aggregated score of all individual number rankings. Please note, we may decide to not release one or more numbers for data security reasons, and the final result will only be based on the released numbers.
If 2 or more participants are tied, the participant with the earliest submission time will be ranked highest.
Alibaba Cloud reserves the right to change or update the terms and conditions of this campaign without notice. This includes adjusting the rules of the campaign and terminating or revoking the incentives of users who disregard the rules or engage in inappropriate behaviors, including but not limited to, infringement of intellectual property rights, fraudulent registration, and other malicious behavior.

Cloud Technologies Behind the Numbers

Behind the numbers are the cloud technologies from Alibaba Cloud that powered the shopping festival in the past years and will power the festival in 2020. Check the following materials discussing how the cloud technologies powered the festival to learn more about it.

See the Impressive Technologies behind This Year's Double 11

In this article, Alibaba CTO Jeff Zhang discusses all the innovative technologies that powered 2019's Double 11.

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Double 11 with Alibaba Cloud: $1B Gross Merchandise Volume in 68 Seconds with Zero Downtime

This article details some of the innovative technologies behind some of the record-breaking figures of 2019's Double 11 global shopping festival.

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How Alibaba Cloud Helped Tmall Expand the Double 11 Shopping Festival for the Past 10 Years

We take a look at how two seemingly unrelated events ten year ago led to the continual success of Alibaba's annual Double 11 Shopping Festival.

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How Elastic Compute Service Boosts Sales at the Double 11 Global Shopping Festival

Read this blog to learn more about how Alibaba Cloud's Elastic Computing capabilities powered the Alibaba Double 11 Global Shopping Festival.

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Safeguarding the Double 11 Shopping Festival with Powerful Security Technologies

Wu Hanqing, Chief Security Researcher at Alibaba Cloud, talks about the various security measures to ensure the success of the Double 11 Shopping Festival.

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Behind Alibaba's Double 11 Mysterious "Dragonfly" Technology ®C PB-Grade Large-File Distribution System

In this article, we will discover how Alibaba Dragonfly file distribution system helps support the annual Alibaba Singles' Day (Double 11) online shopping festival.

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How Database Technology Powers Alibaba's Double 11 Global Shopping Festival

Discover how Alibaba Cloud's database solutions have helped businesses in real-world environments, including the Double 11 Global Shopping Festival.

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Technologies behind the Singles' Day Global Shopping Festival

This webinar talks about the unique challenges of the world's largest e-commerce promotional event when hosted on cloud, and how they are tackled with Alibaba Cloud's solutions.

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Alibaba Cloud 2020 Double 11 Big Sale

Explore the cloud technologies and products empowering the shopping festival with exclusive offer.


1. When will the results be announced?

The results will be announced within 2 weeks after November 11. If you are among the winners, you will be notified via email.

2. Can I win more than one prizes?

Yes, if you meet the requirements, you can win one prize based on the overall ranking plus one or multiple prizes based on the individual number rankings.

3. When can I receive the credits if I am a winner?

You will get the credits within one week after the results are announced.

4. Which products or services can I purchase with the credits?

You can use the credits for all products or services on Alibaba Cloud's international site, excluding Marketplace products and special offer. Please note, if you have passed student verification but do not have a payment method, you cannot buy pay-as-you-go products with the credits.

5. What is the validity period of the cloud credits?

The credits for the top 3 of overall ranking will be valid until March 31, 2021. The credits for all other award winners will be valid until Dec 31, 2020.