Alibaba cloud services

I had chance to test alibaba cloud and so far i found it beyond my expectations, i wrote before this blog about it in small introdtion here.

In this one i will write about the services and what this cloud provide :-

Elastic Computing

  • ELASTIC COMPUTE SERVICE (ECS) : Secure, scalable, and high-performing virtual servers.
  • Elastic GPU Service : Powerful parallel computing capabilities
  • Server Load Balancer (SLB) : Distribute traffic across servers
  • Elastic Container Instance: An agile and secure serverless container instance service.
  • ECS Bare Metal Instance : Elastic bare metal computing service
  • Simple Application Server : All-in-one services for fast deployment


  • Virtual Private Cloud Launch a private cloud network
  • Server Load Balancer Distribute traffic across resources
  • NAT Gateway Public Internet gateway
  • Alibaba Cloud PrivateZone A private domain name management service
  • Elastic IP An independent public IP resource
  • Data Transfer Plan Package for your Internet traffic usage
  • Alibaba Cloud CDN Speed up file distribution to end-users
  • Dynamic Route for CDN Provide dynamic acceleration abilities


  • Object Storage Service Store, backup and archive your data
  • Elastic Block Storage A high-performance, high-reliability, and low-latency block storage service
  • Apsara File Storage NAS File storage for ECS, HPC, Container

Media Services

  • ApsaraVideo for Media Processing A transcoding multimedia cloud service
  • ApsaraVideo VOD An all-in-one VOD solution
  • ApsaraVideo Live Live streaming platform for audio & video


  • ApsaraDB for PolarDB – New generation of “Super MySQL, PostgreSQL or compatible Oracle” supporting up to 100 TB storage.
  • Distributed Relational Database Service Be scalable for big relational databases.
  • ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX Capable and fully managed database
  • ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server Flexible version control and lower costs
  • ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL Featured stable and capable with MySQL
  • ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL Get low latency with high concurrency
  • PolarDB Box An ApsaraDB for PolarDB database appliance deployed on the premises
  • ApsaraDB for OceanBase Financial-grade database: high stability, high scalability, and high performance
  • ApsaraDB RDS for PPAS Use simple tools to lower migration cost
  • Distributed Relational Database Service Be scalable for big relational databases


  • Security Center Round the clock security and protection
  • Bastionhost A system O&M and operation audit platform
  • Cloud Firewall The first defense of network security
  • ActionTrail Maintain security and compliance
  • Anti-DDoS Basic Basic DDoS protection integrated with ECS
  • SSL Certificates Service Apply, buy, and manage SSL certificates
  • Web Application Firewall Secure your web applications
  • Cloud Config Configuration trace and compliance audit
  • Anti-DDoS Protect against high volume DDoS attacks


  • Hologres (Interactive Analytics) Real-time analytics compatible with PostgreSQL
  • E-MapReduce Big Data processing service
  • Realtime Compute A platform for real-time data processing
  • MaxCompute Large-scale data warehousing
  • DataV Insightful big data visualization
  • Elasticsearch Search and analytics with Elasticsearch
  • Log Service An all-in-one service for log-type data

Artificial Intelligence

  • Intelligent Speech Interaction Speech recognition & synthesis platform
  • Machine Translation Bespoken and qualified machine translation
  • Machine Learning Platform For AI An end-to-end machine learning platform
  • Image Search High-precision visual search solution

Enterprise Applications

  • WHOIS Search WHOIS database to look up domain
  • Domains Join the 20 million on Alibaba Cloud
  • Web Hosting Cloud Web Hosting from $5.90 per month
  • Alibaba Cloud DNS Manage your DNS settings
  • Intelligent Robot Chatbot platform for smart interactions
  • Alibaba Mail A public cloud-based email service
  • Direct Mail A simple and efficient email service
  • API Gateway Open your data and service to users

Internet of Things

  • Tracing Analysis Easily debug and analyze applications
  • Application Real-Time Monitoring Service Build business monitoring capabilities
  • CloudMonitor Real-time cloud monitoring service
  • Application High Availability Service Guarantees application high availability

I tried to brief some of the common products for Alibaba cloud, not all the services listed here, you can back to my blog post here.


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