Alibaba Cloud doubled growth for cloud-native database products. This rise has been related to industries’ growing needs to move their operation online due to COVID-19. The third-largest cloud computing company in the world serves more than 100,000 companies globally.
Alibaba Cloud database team launched a series of new product and feature upgrades at the Apsara Conference 2020. These products will provide a rich solution portfolio within the database eco-system for the complete cycle of data processing, storage, management, and analytics.
A series of new product and feature upgrades
Lindorm is a cloud-native database, with affordable storage and flexible processing characteristics. It is suitable to be used by applications with massive processing requirements for a mixture of unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data. The application of Lindorm for enterprises can reduce the storage cost by 80% as compared with using conventional databases, with an availability guarantee of at least 99.99%.
Alibaba Cloud’s self-proprietary cloud-native distributed database product PolarDB-X is upgraded with hybrid transaction/analytical processing and global secondary index for distributed data features. Based on the storage and computing decoupled architecture, AnalyticDB (ADB) creates an automatic, flexible cloud-native data warehouse that is able to integrate online interactive analytics and offline computation operations.
Cloud-native Data Lake Analytics (DLA) released upgraded features with its Serverless Spark to pull up 300 knots within 1 minute. With serverless Presto and Spark computation engine, it provides enterprises with a one-stop data lake platform that is efficient and easy to use with features such as one-click lake formation, metadata discovery and management, and delta lake management.