Digital Beats: Innovation Trends for Enterprise-Level Databases in 2021

Trend 6: Built-in Security

Trend 5: Hardware Acceleration with Hardware and Software Co-Design

Trend 4: Multi-Model Technology

Trend 3: Intelligence: Integration of Machine Learning and AI Technology with Database

Trend 2: Cloud-Native and Distributed Database Integration

Trend 1: Database and Big Data integration, HTAP, online and batch workload integration


Li Feifei

Vice President of Alibaba Group

Dr Feifei Li is currently a Vice President of Alibaba Group, ACM Distinguished Scientist, President of the Database Products Business Unit of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, and Director of the Database and Storage Lab of DAMO academy. He has won multiple awards from ACM and IEEE and led the R&D efforts of cloud native database systems and products at Alibaba.

Charlie Dai

Principal Analyst at Forrester

Charlie serves enterprise architecture professionals and offers strategic advice and guidance to Forrester clients in broad areas, including cloud (cloud-native & hybrid cloud management), big data and AI (machine learning & computer vision), IoT (IoT device OS & IoT software platforms), blockchain, quantum computing, digital process automation, DevOps, and open source software.

Why Alibaba Cloud Database

Extensive Product Portfolio

Alibaba Cloud offers one of the most extensive portfolios of cloud database products. Alibaba Cloud can provide the necessary solutions to store, process, analyze and manage your data to support and add value to your business. Our database systems support all the mainstream open-source and commercial database solutions, including MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, and Redis.

Proven Reliability and Scalability

Alibaba Cloud's databases can empower businesses of any scale. Database solutions, such as RDS and PolarDB, supported Alibaba's systems during the annual Double 11 Global Shopping Festival, the world's largest online shopping event.

Large and Growing Customer Base

Our database solutions have supported over 100,000 customers with more than 400,000 databases hosted on Alibaba Cloud. Alibaba Cloud is the #1 choice among cloud database providers in the Asia Pacific.

Paired with Powerful AI Solutions

Our databases are integrated with new and innovative AI solutions and features, such as auto-recovery and auto-optimization, to help you in the cloud-native revolution.

Alibaba Cloud Database Tailored Solutions and Best Practices

Database Migration Solution

Migrate databases by yourself with little to no impact on your business, and adopt a cloud-native architecture design to meet your growing business demands.


Technology Leadership


Cloud-Native Architecture

Seamless Migration with Powerful Tools

Comprehensive Database Portfolios

End-to-End Security

Oracle Database Migration Solution

Migrate your legacy Oracle databases to Alibaba Cloud to save on long-term costs and take advantage of improved scalability, reliability, robust security, high performance, and cloud-native features.

Cloud Database Solutions for FinTech

Leverage cloud-native database solutions dedicated for FinTech.Alibaba Cloud’s comprehensive database solutions can help FinTech organizations migrate databases from on-premises to more cost-effective, more efficient, and more flexible cloud-native databases with enterprise-grade security.

Cloud Database Solutions for Gaming

Alibaba Cloud’s world-leading database technologies solve all data problems for game companies, bringing you matured and customized architectures with high scalability, reliability, and the agility to empower your business endeavors, security, and growth.

Performing a Readiness Assessment for Oracle Database Migration to Alibaba Cloud

Cloud-native databases have numerous advantages in terms of scalability, cost, and performance over traditional IT architecture.

Setting up Database Performance Benchmarking on Alibaba Cloud

When migrating database workloads to the cloud, it is critical to select a database deployment with the capabilities required for your business scenario.

Setting up Remote Database Backup on Alibaba Cloud

For online businesses, data loss can cause major disruption to operations. It is essential to employ a system that backs up data regularly and automatically to prevent data loss and meet audit and compliance requirements.

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Customer Success Stories

See how companies large and small are leveraging Alibaba Cloud to grow and improve their business

By implementing Alibaba Cloud PolarDB into its systems, can support one million users playing at the same time. Its fully compatibility with MySQL has enabled to perform seamless database migration, making for no hassle yet allowing to reap all the benefits of Alibaba Cloud's superior database management system.

Database services such as ApsaraDB for Redis and Apsara RDS for MySQL, as well as Data Transmission Service (DTS), have allowed such imperative background operations as regular data backups and data synchronization to be increasingly automated. And, this has in turn allowed for much less manual intervention, thus streamlining the maintenance and operations work of Indofun's technical support team.

Via Table Store, a NoSQL database service, we can store massive volumes of customer energy usage data with different structures. This product ensures that the addition of a new data type doesn’t alter the standard data structure. Also, its K-V data storage method maintains the query efficiency even if the data volume increases exponentially.

BorderX Lab uses Alibaba Cloud PostgreSQL-based Relational Database service to perform complex queries on massive amounts of data. ApsaraDB for RDS simplifies the setup, backup and restore, and security of its database instances.

The Greendify e-commerce database uses ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL, with a subset of data moved to ApsaraDB for Redis caching engine to increase the database capacity and improve application performance. Analytic DB then offers us the ability to gain insights with OLAP data analytics to monitor our real-time online transactions through E-MapReduce. United States. The simple and flexible deployment method greatly shortens the launching phase of their business, reduces the network cost by more than 50%, and enables the rapid expansion of IHG business in China.

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