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Record Breaking Cloud Performance - Case of the Double 11

Webinar: Cloud Technologies Behind Alibaba’s Single’s Day

An Introduction to E-Commerce

Originated from the technologies of Taobao and Tmall, Alibaba Cloud possesses great know-hows on retail industry and online users, and plays critical roles during every year's Double 11 Shopping Festival.

In the year 2019, Alibaba Cloud introduced the 6th Generation of ECS, based on the X-Dragon Architecture. The 3rd Generation of the X-Dragon architecture fully supported the 2019 shopping event, where its servers seamlessly integrated our computing platforms into a single architecture, improving their cost efficiency by 20 percent. With the support of Alibaba Cloud, Tmall also broke the new worldwide record on number of placed orders per second -- 544K/s.

Want to know how to leverage the technologies behind Alibaba’s Double 11 shopping festival to help with your E-Commerce business? Join us at this webinar; we will share several key technological components and insights with you from Alibaba’s solution architect. This Webinar showcases how Alibaba Cloud’s suite of services scale both vertically & horizontally to deliver on magnitudes of business challenges not seen elsewhere in the world.

The advanced cloud technology protecting and powering Alibaba can be accessed through Alibaba Cloud’s e-commerce solutions.

Users can quickly build their own e-commerce platform, reduce operational & management costs, cope with high business concurrency, and strengthen their layered security protection. Through the integration of this service, along with Alibaba Cloud’s big data capabilities, customers can quickly develop applications, process massive data sets and extract actionable insights for those important business decisions.

How Can We Help Your E-Commerce Business?

Scenario1. Dealing with Sudden Traffic Spikes

Having faced countless challenges from large scale online promotions on our e-commerce websites, Alibaba Cloud products are capable of handling the sudden traffic spikes. Our products also automatically adjust the amount of the resources you need and distribute traffic among these resources, ensuring the performance of your application in a cost-effective way.

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Network Enhanced Elastic Computing Service

Perfectly designed for applications that require strong PPS capability or with high concurrency scenarios like E-commerce websites.

  • 4.5 million PPS of packet forwarding capability
  • Latency - 66% by 10 Gbit/s internal network bandwidth
  • 5x better performance at a constant cost
  • Auto manage resources with free Auto Scaling and CloudMonitor
  • Auto dispatch the traffic with Server Load Balancer

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Relational Database

Optimized for flash sales to resolve performance issues in handling large numbers of concurrent user requests to frequently used data.

  • 100x performance improvement on high concurrent scenarios than your self-built database
  • High security: supports IP whitelists, SQL injection prevention, SSL-encrypted data transmission, TDE.
  • Supports multiple deployment architectures
  • Complete monitoring and diagnostics


“Alibaba Cloud can deliver a complete range of cloud services locally in China(Hong Kong) and has a proven track record handling influxes of web traffic such as during the Double 11 shopping festival in China. This is one of the many reasons HKExpress considered Alibaba Cloud for its cloud infrastructure needs.” Learn more.

Scenario 2. Quickly Reach Your Users around Asia Pacific

Alibaba Cloud has 13 data centers in Asia Pacific region, taking the advantages of our presence and excellent network performance, your e-commerce websites can provide users with fast and smooth browsing and a better online shopping experience.

Content Delivery Network(CDN)

Our widely distributed nodes in Asia Pacific can effectively accelerate the response to user requests and increase the response rate.

  • 1500+ nodes globally with 120 Tbps of bandwidth
  • Supports major ISPs worldwide
  • 10-GE NICs' network
  • Less than milliseconds response time
  • Billed by Pay-As-Traffic or Pay-By-Bandwidth

NAT Gateway

To minimize the influence of traffic fluctuations and reduce the bandwidth costs, you can allow multiple IP addresses to share the same bandwidth.

  • One internet bandwidth shared by multi instances
  • Supports cross-zone disaster recovery
  • 10 Gbps of throughput and 1 MM connections
  • NAT rule customization and data visualization
  • Easy to use


“In just two days the Lazada application supported over 1.3 billion visits and supported customers buying and shipping throughout southeast Asia. On the backend, Alibaba Cloud provided Lazada with the infrastructure and products to support its business.” Learn more.

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Scenario 3. Safeguard Your E-Commerce Business from Web Attacks

Besides providing internationally compliant services, Alibaba Cloud provides comprehensive security solutions for your e-commerce websites and apps, including Anti DDoS protection, Web Application Firewall, and Managed Security Services to ensure your data stay safe.

40% OFF

Anti-DDoS Premium

Protecting your business from loss of income and users as well as reputation damage caused by potential DDoS attacks.

  • Mitigates nearly unlimited DDoS attacks
  • Globally distributed scrubbing centers
  • 7*24 technical support with multi-tools
  • Record on defending against the attack over 1Tbps
  • Flexible monthly subscriptions to save your costs

30% OFF

Web Application Firewall (WAF)

WAF secures your core business data and prevents server malfunctions caused by malicious activities and attacks.

  • Keeps your server response time to milliseconds
  • Fix vulnerabilities within 24 hours
  • Efficiently prevents CC attacks
  • Supports anti-crawler, anti-rush & anti-sabotage protection


“By implementing Alibaba Cloud’s CDN and WAF services and working with Alibaba Cloud’s security professionals, AirAsia identified 90% of the traffic as Bots. Now, Alibaba Cloud provides Air Asia with weekly security reports and regular updates.” Learn more.

Scenario 4: Creating Accurate and Precise Search Engines

Alibaba Cloud search-technology products provide simple, low-cost, stable, and efficient search solutions for your e-commerce websites or applications. These mature services are based on advanced machine learning/deep learning developed by Taobao, the world's biggest e-commerce website according to Alexa, and are also used by all major business units of Alibaba Group.

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Image Search

An intelligent image search service with product search and generic search features to help users resolve image search requests.

  • Industry-leading high accuracy
  • Milliseconds response time to image queries
  • 10 billion+ searchable images
  • Customizable to meet individual business needs
  • Supports product search and generic search


Widely applied to business scenarios like online shopping, o2o food delivery, travel booking, video website, and office management system,etc..

  • 100MM+ searchable documents
  • Millisecond level query delay
  • 10,000+ Query Per Second(QPS)
  • Supports two rounds of correlation sorting
  • Simple deployment and customization


“The technology required to visually search through literally millions of products, in seconds, was unprecedented - the fact that the user experience is so simple and seamless is a hallmark of what cutting-edge CX and UX design should be.” Learn more.

Scenario 5: Performing Big Data Analysis and Providing Intelligent Recommendations

Alibaba Cloud e-commerce solution also provides big data products, which can easily process massive amounts of data as well as automatically recommend related products to your customers in an easy, fast, scalable, and cost effective way.

E-MapReduce (EMR)

An all-in-one enterprise-ready big data platform that provides cluster, job, and data management services, it is ideal for large scale online promotion scenarios.

  • Supports the Hadoop and Spark ecosystem components
  • Cost-effective: by automated scale in and out
  • High stability by deeply optimized environment
  • Safe: supports Kerberos authentication & data encryption
  • Easy setup and well integrated with Alibaba Cloud products

Quick BI

Allows you to perform your data analytics, exploration, and reporting on mass data with drag-and-drop features and a rich variety of visuals.

  • Seamless integrates data on cloud and local files
  • Quickly build data portals with drag-and-drop
  • Flexible embedding into third-party systems
  • Full control of data access permissions
  • Supports OLAP modeling of data sources, and converts to multi-dimensional analytics models


Tokopedia is leveraging the end-to-end big data solutions starting from data ingestion, data storage, data processing, data analysis, and data visualization from Alibaba Cloud to get quick insights from its huge offline and incremental data sets. Learn more.

Run Your E-Commerce Business with Tmall

the largest e-commerce platform in China

1 * 1 Consulting Service

Dedicated consultant to diagnose your business status and assist you with the business launch process

Flexible Business Models

Choose to be a direct important supplier, or an independent seller according to your own capacities.

Alibaba Group Resources

Enjoy holistic e-commerce services on online payment, digital marketing and logistics services.

E-Commerce Website Architectures

E-commerce Cloud for SMEs

Mid-size Architecture Solution

Large Enterprise Solution

More Cloud Products for E-Commerce

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Object Storage Service

Quickly up/download your pics,videos, and static files with low cost.

  • Pay-As-You-Go

Machine Learning Platform For AI

Identifies shopping behaviors of your customers and recommends intelligently.

  • Pay-As-You-Go

Short Message Service

Drive growth by sending personalized and hyper-targeted messages to users.

  • resource package from $180


Send batch email quickly and efficiently without building your own email server.

  • resource package from $13.05

Intelligent Robot

Cutomized your knowledge based intellgent customer services.

  • Pay-As-You-Go


Costs 30% less than self-built solutions for data search and analysis.

  • from $60.18/month


Create a fantastic real-time dashboard monitoring your business data.

  • from $360/year

ApsaraVideo Live

Sell your products through a more interactive way by KOLs.

  • Pay-As-You-Go

Recommended Certifications

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Deploy an E-commerce Website

Learn how to launch an e-commerce website using Alibaba Cloud's SAS service and configure Magento to fit your need.

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Publish a Static Website in China

Learn how to publish a static website using Alibaba Cloud services and complete the ICP process.

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80% OFF

Secure Your Data on Alibaba Cloud

With this certification course, you will understand where data should be secured in Alibaba Cloud.

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Migrate Your E-Commerce Business to Alibaba Cloud

Ready to migrate? Speed up your migration and minimize errors with Alibaba Cloud tools, or work one on one with our engineer team by using our migration service.

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Free Trial Offers
Free trial is only available for Alibaba Cloud accounts within the first year of registration. The free trial offer details can be found in Free Trial campaign page.
Deals for Single Products
These offers are applicable to new customers (except for users of resellers) who make their first purchase on specific products listed on this campaign page. Detailed terms are listed below:
1. Elastic Computing Services (ECS): The discount only applies to your first pre-paid ECS instance, on any configurations and purchase durations, and regions (except Japan and Dubai). Users who have passed the Enterprise Real-name Registration can get 40% off, while all other users can get 30% off.
2. ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL: The discount applies to your first pre-paid RDS instance, on any configurations, database engines, and regions (except Japan and Dubai), and durations of less than 1 year. Users who have passed the Enterprise Real-name Registration can get 40% off, while all other users can get 30% off.
3. ApsaraDB for Redis: The discount applies to your first pre-paid Redis instance, on any versions, architecture types, durations and regions (except Japan and Dubai). Users who have passed the Enterprise Real-name Registration can get 40% off, while all other users can get 30% off.
4. ApsaraDB for MongoDB The discount applies to your first pre-paid MongoDB instance, on any specifications, replication factors, durations and regions (except Japan and Dubai). Users who have passed the Enterprise Real-name Registration can get 40% off, while all other users can get 30% off.
5. Anti-DDoS Premium: Purchase your first Anti-DDoS Premium insurance plan and get 40% off for the first month. Please note that this offer does not include Anti-DDoS Pro (Mainland China). Only accounts with a registration country or region belonging to the Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia and India can enjoy this discount.
6. Web Application Firewall: Purchase your first 1-year Web Application Firewall plan and get 30% off. Only accounts with a registration country or region belonging to the Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia and India can enjoy this discount.
7. SSL Certificates Service: Purchase your first SSL Certificates Service, enjoy 30% off for one year. Only accounts with a registration country or region belonging to the Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia and India can enjoy this discount.
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A: No, the discounts only apply to the new orders, and the prices will be back to the listing prices when you renew. In order to enjoy more discount, we suggest you to subscribe longer period in your order.
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