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Alibaba Cloud has been named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud Database Management Systems for the 4th consecutive year.

Popular Scenarios

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MongoDB Node.js E-Commerce Starter

Launch your E-Commerce platform using Node.js and ApsaraDB for MongoDB. Learn more >

  • Flexible & Agile
  • Always-On Availability
  • Cost Efficiency

Product Used

ECS | ApsaraDB for MongoDB

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PostgreSQL BI Dashboard Toolkit

Streamline BI dashboard creation using Cube, React, and ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL. Learn more >

  • Ready-to-Go
  • Simplified Management
  • Smooth Integration

Product Used

ECS | ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL

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PostgreSQL GIS Heat Map Power Visual

Develop dynamic heat maps with geo-visualization and analytics on ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL featuring Ganos. Learn more >

  • All-Inclusive Features
  • Superior Performance
  • Fortified Security

Product Used

ECS | ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL

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AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL TPC-H Quick Benchmark

Effortlessly benchmark with TPC-H on AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL. Learn more >

  • Rapid Deployment
  • User-Friendly
  • Effortless Management

Product Used

ECS | AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL | OSS

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Build Gen AI ChatBot

ECS + PAI-EAS (LLM) + AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL (Vector Database), view best practice >

  • Instant Scalability
  • Streamlined Management
  • Intuitive Usability

Large Language Models

Llama 2 | ChatGLM-6B | Qwen

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How To | Build an E-Commerce Web App On The Top of ApsaraDB for MongoDB & Node.js

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How To | Build a Generative AI Chatbot As Your Personal Assistant In 7 Mins

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How To | Prepare for the AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL TPC-H Benchmarking Test

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How To | Build GIS Heat Map APP With Ganos on ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL

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Migrate Your Database to Alibaba Cloud

Extensive Product Portfolio

Alibaba Cloud offers one of the most extensive portfolios of cloud database solutions and 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 your business, no matter the scale. Database solutions like RDS and PolarDB supported Alibaba's systems behind the annual Double 11 Shopping Festival, China's Black Friday, 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 number one choice among cloud database providers in Asia Pacific.

Paired with Powerful AI Solutions

Integrated with new and innovative AI solutions, our databases come with features such as auto-recovery and auto-optimization so that you can be more equipped in the cloud native revolution.

Database Services

Database Type Product Scenario

Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)

Comprehensive relational transactional database products on Alibaba Cloud.

PolarDB PolarDB New generation of "Super MySQL, PostgreSQL or compatible Oracle" supporting up to 100 TB storage.
ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL An availability and performance enhanced MySQL service supporting versions 5.5, 5.6, 5.7 and 8.0.
ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL An on-demand PostgreSQL service with automated monitoring, backup and disaster recovery capabilities.
ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server A cost effective cloud hosted SQL Server service with automated monitoring, backup and disaster recovery capabilities.
ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB Cloud hosted MariaDB that supports Oracle syntax, and is designed with multiple enterprise database features.
PolarDB for Xscale PolarDB for Xscale A database sharding service on top of RDS and PolarDB to support extremely large transactional business data.


Semi-structure or non-structured databases built for superior performance.

ApsaraDB for Redis ApsaraDB for Redis Performance enhanced and cost effective Redis offering in-memory caching and high-speed access to applications.
Tair Tair A cloud-native, high-performance, and in-memory database service that is fully compatible with Redis.
ApsaraDB for MongoDB ApsaraDB for MongoDB A secure, reliable, and elastically scalable MongoDB service.
ApsaraDB for HBase ApsaraDB for HBase Performance and reliability enhanced HBase service also serving Alibaba core e-Commerce systems.
Time Series Database for InfluxDB® Time Series Database for InfluxDB® A cost-effective online time series database service, compatible with the open source InfluxDB service, and offering high availability, auto scaling features.
Lindorm Lindorm A multi-model database which provides wide-column table, time series, file, search and other data models support.

Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)

World leading cloud data warehouse and data lake services built for extreme fast analytics.

AnalyticDB for MySQL AnalyticDB for MySQL A real-time data warehousing service that can process PB data with high concurrency and low latency.
AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL Online expansion and performance enhanced data warehouse based on the open source Greenplum database.
ApsaraDB for ClickHouse ApsaraDB for ClickHouse


Online expansion, monitoring and security powered data warehouse based on the open source ClickHouse database.
ApsaraDB for SelectDB ApsaraDB for SelectDB


The new generation of cloud-native real-time data warehouse based on Apache Doris, dedicated to providing data analysis services with extreme performance and ease of use.

Database Utilities

The highway and utilities for database ecosystem on cloud.

Data Transmission Service (DTS) Data Transmission Service (DTS) A none-stop migration and real-time synchronization service between various data storage types.
Database Backup (DBS) Database Backup (DBS) Database backup offers strong data protection in Alibaba Cloud, IDC, hybrid clouds, or third-party clouds.
Data Management (DMS) Data Management (DMS) A data management service for data security, efficiency and collaboration on alibaba cloud or hybrid clouds.
Database Autonomy Service (DAS) Database Autonomy Service (DAS) Self-driving Database Platform : Self-repair, Self-optimization, and Self-security

Database Solutions

See our most popular proven database solutions to better support your business.

Oracle Database Migration

Oracle Database Migration

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.

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Homogeneous & Heterogeneous Database Migration

Homogeneous & Heterogeneous Database Migration

Explore Alibaba Cloud's portfolio of fully managed database services, and learn how to leverage a rich set of database management tools and professional database expert services to migrate your business without down time.

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Cloud Database Solutions for FinTech

Cloud Database Solutions for FinTech

To know how cloud databases are used to help Fintech users build their business faster and improve the availability of the system.

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Cloud Database Solutions for Gaming

Cloud Database Solutions for Gaming

See how advanced cloud database can help users in Gaming industrial to meet all the requirements for high throughput with low latency, and even better than their peers.

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Database Security

Database Security

Protect, backup, and restore your data assets on the cloud with Alibaba Cloud database services.

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Being a Database Expert

Database Fundamentals

MySQL Database Concepts and Operations

After learning this MySQL series courses, the trainees will master the MySQL relevant basic concept, deployment procedure, HA solution, commonly used backup and recovery method and daily inspection skills, thus having a comprehensive understanding of MySQL database.

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Database Operations

Operate and Manage a Relational Database on the Cloud

Learn about the basic concepts of RDS, the benefits of using it (compared to conventional database solutions) and understand its key features. It also includes demos that further introduce database/account management, security settings, read-only instances, database backups and third-party tool integration.

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Database Applicable Scenarios

Understanding the Database Technology that Powers Double 11

After learning this redis introduction courses, the trainees will master the Redis database relevant basic concept, installation procedure, cluster and distributed solution, detail coding use case and daily inspection and troubleshooting skills, thus having a comprehensive understanding of Redis database.

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Customer Success Stories

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

By implementing Alibaba Cloud PolarDB into its systems, XD.com can support one million users playing at the same time. Its fully compatibility with MySQL has enabled XD.com to perform seamless database migration, making for no hassle yet allowing XD.com 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.

Special Offer Terms & Conditions

The offers detailed on this page are of a limited time and are valid for as long as the page shows. The offers apply only to purchases of the specific products listed on this page from Alibaba Cloud. They do not apply to purchases made at third-party resellers.

Instance Specifications and Terms:

PolarDB Always Free
a. When the usage does not exceed one PolarDB instance of 2C8G (2-core and 8GB of memory), and the storage usage of that instance does not exceed 50GB, there is no fee.
b. Regional resource availability is subject to change. When resources are unavailable in certain regions, you can switch your free tier instance to a different region or to a paid plan in any specific region.
c. Each user can participate once a month (maximum). After each successful participation, the free benefits will be valid for the month. The benefits will expire if they are not used in the same month. If the benefits expire, you can reapply.
d. Applications can only be made through Alibaba Cloud accounts but not through sub-accounts. After the application is submitted, the application result will be sent by email and message to your account within three business days. If the application is approved, you can use the free benefits immediately. The benefits only apply to launching new resources. Free renewal of existing resources is not allowed.

Serverless Promotion
a. Starting August 30, 2023, enjoy a 50% discount on new orders for instances of ApsaraDB RDS Serverless or PolarDB Serverless.
b. This offer is valid for a long period of time. Instances created under this offer will also receive a 50% discount on bills for continuous usage until the offer ends.
c. Please note that this offer does not apply to instances created before the offer’s start date.


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• These offers are limited to one per customer and account. If you have multiple accounts, only one account is eligible to participate.
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• First instance promotion is applicable only to users who have never bought an instance under the same product. Please note that in this offer, PolarDB for MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle are all categorized under the same product. Therefore, a user can only enjoy the promotion for only one of the following PolarDB databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle, and only if the user has not bought any instances under the PolarDB family.
• A user is eligible no more to purchase subscription instances with the promotion after buying first instance under the same product.
• Each of these offers may not be combined with other offers.
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