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Alibaba Cloud ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

Cloud platform with a strong presence in Asia

Alibaba Cloud is a cloud computing platform founded in 2009 by Alibaba Group, one of the world's largest e-commerce companies. It offers a comprehensive suite of services to individuals, small businesses and enterprises.

What makes it stand out is its strong emphasis on machine learning, e-commerce and financial products with a strong presence in Asia.

Example customers include Taobao, Henkel, Hang Seng Bank, Tiger Brokers. Read their case studies.

What's good about Alibaba Cloud

  • Strong presence in Asia and over 3,000 points of presence (POPs) around the world
  • Extensive range of managed services and server configurations
  • Offers a solid range of GPU servers

What does Alibaba Cloud do?

Here are some of the managed services that Alibaba Cloud offers:

Alibaba Cloud's Pricing

Below are some example configurations and their estimated cost:

Example configuration Estimated cost
VM Small $15.21 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GiB RAM (ecs.xn4.small)
VM Medium $89.79 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GiB RAM (ecs.c7.xlarge)
VM Large $170.49 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GiB RAM (ecs.c7.2xlarge)
Block Storage $11.20 / mo 100 GB (Enhanced SSD PL0)
Object Storage $43.84 / mo 1 TB, 250 GB reads, 100 GB writes
Load Balancer $16.56 / mo Small I (slb.s1.small)
Managed PostgreSQL $114.92 / mo 2 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (general-purpose)
Managed Redisยฎ* $43.09 / mo 1 GB Performance-enhanced (HA)
Free egress allowance 10 GB / mo
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $74.00 $0.074 / GB

You can find Alibaba Cloud's latest pricing here.

Note: These pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Where are Alibaba Cloud's data centers located?

Based on our records, Alibaba Cloud has at least 30 data center locations around the world:

Slug Country Location
ap-southeast-2 Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Sydney
cn-qingdao China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Qingdao
cn-beijing China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Beijing
cn-zhangjiakou China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Zhangjiakou
cn-huhehaote China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Hohhot
cn-wulanchabu China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Ulanqab
cn-hangzhou China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Hangzhou
cn-shanghai China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Shanghai
cn-nanjing China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Nanjing
cn-fuzhou China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Fuzhou
cn-wuhan-lr China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Wuhan
cn-shenzhen China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Shenzhen
cn-heyuan China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Heyuan
cn-guangzhou China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guangzhou
cn-chengdu China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Chengdu
cn-hongkong China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Hong Kong
eu-central-1 Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Frankfurt
ap-south-1 India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mumbai
ap-southeast-5 Indonesia ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Jakarta
ap-northeast-1 Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Tokyo
ap-southeast-3 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
ap-southeast-6 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines Manila
me-central-1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia Riyadh
ap-southeast-1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore Singapore
ap-northeast-2 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท South Korea Seoul
ap-southeast-7 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand Bangkok
me-east-1 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates Dubai
eu-west-1 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom London
us-west-1 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America Silicon Valley
us-east-1 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America Virginia

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Our data for Alibaba Cloud was last updated on Feb. 14, 2024.