Gartner Honors Alibaba Cloud as the Best Cloud Service Provider

Company cloud computing (cloud computing from the land of bamboo curtains, Alibaba Cloud, was named the leader in the Cloud Database Management Systems (DBMS) category at Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020.

The assessment criteria on the report Gartner this includes, responsiveness to the market, company track record, customer experience, market understanding, marketing strategies, business models, and innovation.

Gartner stated, “Companies that have been successfully crowned as leaders are companies that have demonstrated the best database management capabilities, which can support various data processing procedures and development models (such as multicloud, intercloud, and hybrid).”

“This award is also given to companies that have succeeded in delivering high levels of customer satisfaction and service, especially in the areas of performance, scalability, reliability and technology support,” he added. Gartner.

For information, the database system Alibaba Cloud was instrumental in supporting Alibaba’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival.

Cloud-native relational databases including PolarDB, cloud-native data warehouse AnalyticDB, and cloud-native multi-model database Lindorm, right at the peak of the shopping festival, have processed orders of up to 583,000 transactions per second non-stop.

The largest shopping festival in the world generated a total transaction value of IDR 790 trillion (approximately US $ 74.1 billion) in Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) over an 11-day period.

PolarDB set a new record by processing 140 million queries per second at the peak of the 11.11 event, an increase of 60% from last year.

AnalyticDB, a cloud-native data warehouse developed by Alibaba Cloud, processing up to 7.7 trillion rows of data in real-time. This is the equivalent of 15x the data of all UK Web Archives in the British Library.

In addition, PolarDB-X (a distributed version of PolarDB) and AnalyticDB helped China Post handle more than 100 million orders during 11.11, during which about 100,000 China Post customers checked package status online and in real-time.

In 2020, Gartner predicts that 75% of databases will migrate to cloud platforms. Alibaba Cloud also saw the development of a similar trend, where the DBMS request belongs Alibaba Cloud doubled from last year.

This trend occurs as more companies adopt database technology to anticipate the long-term impact of the pandemic.

Currently, Alibaba Cloud has more than 100,000 corporate customers engaged in various industries, such as retail, fintech, logistics, manufacturing, gaming and education.

“For years, Alibaba Cloudhas been at the forefront of cloud database product offerings. In the cloud-native era like now, it is very important for companies to take advantage of Database as a Service (DBaaS) services and innovations in accommodating applications with high multitasking functions, such as in the e-commerce, online gaming, and fintech industries. Fortune 500 companies have relied on our DBaaS Cloud services for mobile apps, back-ups, and trials. The smooth running of the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival is a clear testament to the greatness of our technology solutions and capabilities, “said Dr Li Feifei, President of Database Business,Alibaba Cloud Intelligence.