Alibaba Cloud Database
Leads the Age of Data
Serving One Billion Users in China

A recent research report by Gartner, one of the world's most authoritative IT research and consulting firms, ranks Alibaba Cloud Database as the number one player in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant of Operational Database Management Systems amongst all cloud computing vendors in China. It is the first time a Chinese database provider has entered the Gartner Magic Quadrant, and the entry indicates the full recognition of the R&D strength of Alibaba Cloud and that it is now a member of the world-class IT technology camp and can compete with the world's top database service vendors.

Being named in the Visionaries Quadrant signifies a company's innovation in a particular technology range. It represents the most forward-thinking companies and products that will lead that specific field in the future.

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Cloud computing gives way to Cloud native databases

POLARDB is a Cloud Native database independently developed by Alibaba Cloud. It is the third-generation cloud computing architecture based on computing and storage separation. Moreover, it is a cloud database service that integrates many innovative technologies hence, a global leader in many technical indicators.

POLARDB is a combination of cloud computing and SQL-based capabilities and is more suitable for data flow of enterprise-level data in the cloud-based environment.

As the Cloud Native database, POLARDB adopts the latest innovative integration design of software and hardware integration. It has many advantages such as:

·Extreme Performance
·Ultra-Large Capacity
·Flexible Scalability
·Enterprise-Class Reliability
·Serverless Type of Billing
·Cost-Effective for Commercial Databases by More Than 10 Times
·100% Compatible with MySQL

Gartner: “The cloud native database POLARDB is worthy of expectation in the application of high-performance, high-capacity usage scenarios.”

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We believe that the continuously optimized POLARDB will bring a better user experience and will resolve the problems faced by customers.

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An Exoteric Eco-System to Empower Customers

Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB Database is a must-have for enterprise-level digital transformation. As one of the world's leading database vendors, Alibaba Cloud provides a full range of database products and services to support flexible deployment in public and private cloud environments, from individual developers to small and medium-sized or even global enterprises. Whether for individuals or businesses, Alibaba Cloud Database is always the safest, most reliable and value-for-money option.

In the Age of cloud-based data and big computing, Alibaba Cloud Database has redesigned the architecture based on cloud computing infrastructure services.

As compared to traditional databases, it has unique advantages in terms of performance, scalability, stability, reliability, and flexibility. Alibaba Cloud database services have four major categories:

·Relational Database Service (RDS)
·Non-Relational Database Service (NoSQL)
·Distributed HTAP Database Service (HybridDB)
·Cloud Native Database (POLARDB)

Gartner: “The cloud native database POLARDB is worthy of expectation in the application of high-performance, high-capacity usage scenarios.”

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