Cloud Migration

Alibaba Cloud offers comprehensive services and resources to ensure a smooth migration. Upon choosing the suitable configurations, experienced users can choose to migrate their data to Alibaba Cloud through self-guided materials. If you have concerns or enquiries about the migration process, please feel free to contact us for further assistance.

Alibaba Cloud Ranked No.1 by Gartner in Asia Pacific

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing and data intelligence arm of Alibaba Group, has been named first in Asia Pacific(*) market share for IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and IUS (Infrastructure Utility Services) in two consecutive years as per Gartner’s latest report revealed earlier this month named Market Share: IT Services, 2018. Let’s explore the reason behind by subscribing to our free ebook now!

* Asia Pacific = Mature Asia / Pacific + Greater China + Emerging Asia / Pacific + Japan (Region)

Migrating Web Apps to Alibaba Cloud

How Alibaba Cloud Empowers the ASEAN Market

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Videos from the Alibaba Cloud ACtivate online conference designed to help leaders develop their strategic roadmap to drive impact and take advantage of the rapidly-evolving opportunities of technology. It also provides a step-by-step introduction to Alibaba Cloud's core products and solutions to help you jump-start your digital transformation.

Why Migrate to Alibaba Cloud?

Quick Response

70 ms ping time

Equipped with local CDN, Alibaba Cloud offers faster content delivery and lower network latency, with short ping time from Hong Kong to Manila at 70 millisecond.

Enhanced Computing

Latest GPU Model

Perform better in deep learning (image recognition, content identification), video processing (HD media coding, source film repair), scientific computing (computational finance, collision simulation) and visualization.


Resist 800 million daily attacks

Alibaba Cloud protects our Group's own business, such as Double 11 Global Shopping Festival for 10 years. With extensive experiences from various and massive security attacks, we defend against 800 million attacks every day.

Cost Efficient

Flexible pricing

Improve operational efficiency and reduce IT costs with our flexible pricing options, or by joining our dedicated Galaxy ISV support program to gain extra discounts. You may pay with subscription fee or pay-as-you-go method, or based on different time period and specification.

Upgraded Service

1-on-1 consulting

Our experienced cloud professionals will provide 1-on-1 pre-sale consulting for all types of business, and 24/7 technical support. Also, our after-sale response time also decreased from 36 hours to 18 hours for questions and inquiries.

Localized Support

Local call centre

With the local call centre, our support team could serve in your language, without time difference. More importantly, we know better about the regional market to give out more appropriate, suitable advice.

Migration Overview


Before the migration begins, you need to consider from capactity evaluation planning, cloud architecture design and migration methodology.


Identify the type of migration you need, and understand its architectural design and the key product required.


Select the prerequisite configuration from elastic computing, storage & CDN, database, network and security necessary to process migration


Check out more details about migration step-by-step procedures and the user guide of the related tools to complete the migration.


Now the migration is completed! Contact us if you need more support.

1. Preparation: Plan your Migration Ahead

Capacity Evaluation Planning
Capacity Evaluation Planning
Capacity Evaluation Planning is important for assessing the current situation, and forecasting future resource usage.
Key Products & Services
Cloud Architecture Design
Cloud Architecture Design
Unlike traditional architecture, cloud platforms ensure high service availability through a distributed architecture.
Key Products & Services
Migration Methodology
Migration Methodology
Moving to the cloud is a big step. Prior to migrating to the cloud, it is important to consider all benefits and possible risks.
Key Products & Services

3. Configuration: Choose On Your Demand

Alibaba Cloud delivers a wide range of cloud computing solutions at a lower cost for you.
Why run your cloud servers anywhere else?

Network Enhancement Type

Ideal for: High PPS, front-end web servers, data analysis, batch computing, and video encoding

  • Hot Instance:

  • 2 Core CPU

  • 8 GB Memory

  • 40 GB SSD Cloud Disk

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High-Frequency Compute Type

Ideal for: High-performance front-end web servers, and scientific and engineering computing

  • Hot Instance:

  • 4 Core CPU

  • 16 GB Memory

  • 40 GB SSD Cloud Disk

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Local SSD Type

Ideal for: OLTP, high-performance relational databases, and NoSQL databases

  • Hot Instance:

  • 4 Core CPU

  • 32 GB Memory

  • 40 GB Local SSD Cloud Disk

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GPU Compute Type

Ideal for: Deep learning, scientific computing, multimedia codec, and other GPU compute apps

  • Hot Instance:

  • 4 Core CPU

  • 30 GB Memory

  • 440 GB Local storage

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Object Storage Service

An encrypted and secure cloud storage service which stores, processes and accesses massive amounts of data

  • Storage Class:

  • Standard Storage (0-5GB)

  • Standard Storage (>5GB)

  • Infrequent Access Storage

  • Archive Storage

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Network Attached Storage

Simple, scalable, on-demand and reliable network attached storage for use with ECS instances, HPC and Container Service.

  • Capacity:

  • 500GB

  • 1TB

  • 5TB

  • 10TB

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Data Transport

A secure solution to migrate TB-level or PB-level data to Alibaba Cloud.

  • Data Source Type:

  • Local File Systems

  • Local Shared NAS

  • Hadoop (HDFS-NAS)

  • OSS (Apsara Stack)

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A scalable and high-performance content delivery service for accelerated distribution of content to users across the globe

  • Traffic tier:

  • 0GB - 50TB (inclusive)

  • 50TB - 100TB (inclusive)

  • 100TB-1PB(inclusive)

  • >1PB

Buy Now

ApsaraDB for Redis

A key value database service that offers in-memory caching and high-speed access to applications hosted on the cloud

  • Instance Specification:

  • Performance Type

  • Architecture Type

  • Node Type

  • Instance Class

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ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL

An on-demand database hosting service for MySQL with automated monitoring, backup and disaster recovery capabilities

  • Instance Specification

  • Storage

  • Internet traffic

  • SQL Audit

  • Backup

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ApsaraDB for POLARDB

ApsaraDB for POLARDB is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.

  • Node Specification:

  • 2 Cores 4 GB

  • 4 Cores 16 GB

  • 8 Cores 32 GB

  • 16 Cores 128 GB

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Data Transmission Service

Supports data migration and data synchronization between data engines, such as relational database, NoSQL and OLAP

  • Data Transmission Service

  • Data Synchronization

  • Data Subscription

  • Data Migration

  • Support Several Regions

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Server Load Balancer

Respond to sudden traffic spikes and minimize response time with Server Load Balancer

  • Instance Specification:

  • slb.s0.share

  • slb.s1.small

  • slb.s2.medium

  • slb.s3.large

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Cloud Enterprise Network

A global network to help users create a network with enterprise-level scalability

  • Regions Include:

  • Mainland China

  • North America

  • Asia Pacifc

  • Europe

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NAT Gateway

A public Internet gateway for flexible usage of network resources and access to VPC.

  • Capacity Include:

  • 500GB

  • 1TB

  • 5TB

  • 10TB

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Data Transfer Plan

A secure solution to migrate TB-level or PB-level data to Alibaba Cloud.

  • Size:

  • 50GB

  • 512GB

  • 1TB

  • 2TB

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Anti-DDoS Pro

Anti-DDoS is a value-added service to protect your online business from malicious DDoS attacks

  • DDoS protection capacity

  • 5 Gbps

  • 10 Gbps

  • 20Gbps

  • 30 Gbps

Buy Now

Web Application Firewall

An easy to use service that provides real-time monitoring of servers to ensure high availability

  • Specification:

  • Protected Domain

  • Clean Traffic

  • HTTP Flood protection

  • Max. Access Control Rules

Buy Now

Anti-Bot Service

An advanced anti-bot protection service from automated attacks on your website.

  • Specification:

  • Domain

  • QPS

  • Bandwidth

  • Protocol

Buy Now

SSL Certificates Service

Allows customers to directly apply, purchase and manage SSL certificates.

  • SSL Certificates Service:

  • Organization Validation

  • Wildcard SSL Organization

  • Extended Validation

Buy Now

Discover More Softwares

Deploy WordPress on Alibaba Cloud Servers in 5 minutes

WordPress hosting solution is designed to provide an effortless way to start a blog for customers.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Power your digital transformation with the latest generation of Red Hat on Alibaba Cloud.


Fortinet Security Solution

Elastic, secure and stable cloud computing with high quality network.


NVIDIA GPU Cloud Virtual Machine Image

The NVIDIA GPU Cloud Virtual Machine Image is an optimized environment for running GPU-optimized deep learning frameworks and HPC applications available from the NVIDIA GPU Cloud container registry.


Alibaba Cloud Galaxy Program

4. Migration: Guidance to Migrate your Cloud Now

Web Hosting Migration

Image and Application Migration

Database Migration

Storage Migration

Online Tutorials Available Anytime, Anywhere

80% OFF

Migrate Your Application to Alibaba Cloud

Help traditional IT companies who want to move their business to the cloud

  • Take the course
  • Get your certification
  • Test your knowledge
English 50 minutes

80% OFF

Operate and Manage a Cloud Server

Learn how to purchase ECS on Alibaba Cloud, manage the server on our console, backup critical data

  • Watch the courses video
  • Take the exam
  • Get your cetification
English 63 minutes Free Preview

3 Scenarios before Migration

Understand solution recommendations and available tools for migrations

  • Watch the courses video
  • Take the exam
  • Get your cetification
English 30 minutes

Grow Your Business Under One Global Account

US West
Silicon Valley data center
US East
Virginia data center
Mumbai data center
Middle East
Dubai, SAU (Riyadh - Partner Region) data center
Effective coverage of Northeast Asia
China South
Shenzhen data center
China(Hong Kong)
Gateway to China and the world
China North
Beijing, Qingdao, Zhangjiakou & Hohhot data centers
China East
Shanghai & Hangzhou & Nanjing & Fuzhou data centers
Singapore data center
Sydney data center
Kuala Lumpur data center
Bangkok data center
Jakarta data center
London data center
Frankfurt data center
China West
Chengdu data center
Central China

Market Share in Asia Pacific


Global data center regions


CDN nodes around the globe


Availability zones

Security & Compliance Center

We are committed to providing stable, reliable, secure, and compliant cloud computing products and services.

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