Alibaba Cloud offers a low-cost self-service database migration experience. Both homogenous migration such as MySQL to MySQL, or heterogenous migration such as MySQL to PolarDB, are supported. You can smoothly migrate databases from 100s of GB to multiple TBs in size with minimal business impact.
To fully leverage the benefits of Alibaba Cloud, the database architect team can guide enterprises by drawing up detailed, individualized migration plans. This helps you revisit your system design from a cloud-native perspective and optimize it. With over 400,000 databases successfully migrated to the Alibaba Cloud, the database architect team has a proven record of making the migration process an efficient and hassle-free journey.
End-to-end security is rooted in the entire database stack. With full stack access control, comprehensive authorization policy management, and end-to-end encryption for data in motion and data at rest, Alibaba Cloud brings enterprise readiness to database customers with a centralized control plane to minimize your operational costs.
1st in Asia Pacific and 3rd globally for cloud database management system; "Challenger" on Gartner Magic Quadrant for operational database management systems; "Strong Performer" on the Forrester Wave for database as a service; AnalyticDB for MySQL ranked No.1 on TPC-DS benchmark testing as of April 2019.
Over 100,000 enterprise customers and 400,000 databases have been migrated to Alibaba Cloud; Successfully supported Alibaba's Double 11 Global Shopping Festival, with peak-time workload up to 544 thousand orders/s and 87 million database requests/s in 2019.
Migrating databases to Alibaba Cloud gives the freedom to combine various databases and services based on your unique business goals. The Alibaba Cloud database architect team guide you through the whole architecture design process by recommending the most appropriate products and services and implementing cloud-native best practices.
Seamless Migration with Powerful Tools
Provide a rich set of utility tools including services for data transmission, data management and database backup.
Comprehensive Database Portfolios
Alibaba Cloud offers various database products including transactional databases, analytical databases, and NoSQL databases. 90%+ mainstream open source and commercial databases are embraced.
All of these database products are secured from end-to-end including full stack access control, comprehensive authorization policy management and encryption for both data in motion and data at rest.
What We Offer
Alibaba Cloud provides fully managed databases, utility tools and expert service for your seamless migration.
How It Works
A customer in the media industry has both MySQL and Redis databases instance deployed on-premises, and wants migrate to Alibaba Cloud in order to take full advantages of running a managed database service that enables elasticity, scalability, security and full database lifecycle management. Given the nature of the industry, a minimized transition time is essential.
Alibaba Cloud is committed to offering a seamless database migration experience to you. Data Transmission Service (DTS) allows you to migrate your metadata, full tables (existing data), and incremental data generated during the migration process with zero impact on applications that rely on these databases.
After the source database (think of on-premises deployment) and target databases (think of Alibaba Cloud deployment) are synced up, applications can switch to the new databases within seconds. Cross-cloud, cross-platform, and cross-version migration is easier than ever with minimized disruption to business functions.
Data Transmission Service (DTS)
Supports data migration and data synchronization between different data engines.View Detail
ApsaraDB for MySQL
A fully hosted online database service that supports MySQL 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, and 8.0.View Detail
ApsaraDB for Redis
A key value database service that offers in-memory caching and high-speed access.View Detail
A customer in the e-Commerce industry has a business that is growth exponentially, but one or more databases deployed on-premise are experiencing extremely slow performance or even stop responding during peak-time usage, resulting in a large percentage of consumers not being able to complete their transactions. How to revisit the system design once migrated to the cloud and take full advantages of elasticity and full management becomes a challenge when your business scenarios are complex.
Through hands-on work with customers, our database architect team, with years of experience accumulated in the e-commerce industry, is well positioned to identify innovative and unique product combinations. The following design was previously recommended to an e-commerce customer and implemented on-demand:
1) Switching to a microservice architecture, allowing different business units to scale on-demand separately;
2) Separating analytical workloads from transactional workloads to maximize system stability during peak-time usage;
3) Adopting ApsaraDB for PolarDB for workload-based elasticity, allowing each microservice to scale up without limits.
ApsaraDB for PolarDB
A cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.View Detail
AnalyticDB for MySQL
A real-time data warehousing service processes petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency.View Detail
AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL
An online MPP warehousing service based on the Greenplum Database open source program.View Detail
When a database system is deployed on-premises, it can be very time-consuming to manually solve the following authentication related challenges such as weak passwords, firewall issues, and brute-force attacks. The more time your team needs to spend on the such issues, the less bandwidth they have to focus on the mission critical tasks.
Security is rooted in the entire database stack of Alibaba Cloud. Specifically, Data Management Service (DMS) is a one-stop solution that provides the following capabilities: authentication control, authorization policy management, monitoring services, performance tuning and database lifecycle management.
With full stack access control, DMS allows customers to manage authentications not only at the control plane (CHANGE/DROP/CREATE/REBOOT and other database instance operations), but also at the data plane (SELECT/UPDATE/DELETE/ and other query operations). Your cloud databases are even more secure than physically isolated on-premises databases.
Data Management Service (DMS)
Supports structure management, security auditing, trend analysis, and data tracing.View Detail
Database Backup Service (DBS)
A reliable, cost-efficient backup service for continuous data protection.View Detail
Resource Access Management (RAM)
Secure your cloud resources with RAM to define fine-grained access permissions.View Detail
Image Migration Technologies and Processes in Application Migration Design
This whitepaper explores the concept of image migration and describes how we seamlessly migrate images.Learn more >
Cloud Migration without Stopping Services: Alibaba Cloud DTS
DTS lets you perform data migration without stopping services, ensuring data reliability and business continuity.Learn more >
How to Effectively Migrate to Alibaba Cloud
This webinar talks about how to use Alibaba Cloud database services to implement a seamless migration.Learn more >