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How to Join the Alibaba Cloud for Students Program

Abstract: The article describes how to join the Alibaba Cloud for Students program. Alibaba Cloud for Students Program Are you a university or a college student aspiring to become a professional in the cloud computing space? Alibaba Cloud has a global initiative that provides the students with exclusive access to courses, certifications, and selected cloud …

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Connecting On-Premises Infrastructure to Alibaba Cloud

What is Hybrid Cloud A hybrid cloud combines two or more cloud environments. Public and private clouds are combined in hybrid cloud installations, which may also involve on-premise legacy technology. For a cloud to be genuinely hybrid, these many cloud environments must be tightly integrated, basically acting as one united infrastructure. At least one public …

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Static Website Hosting Using Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service (OSS)

What is OSS? Alibaba Cloud’s Object Storage Service (OSS) is a secure, cost-effective, and high-durability cloud storage service. It allows you to upload and save massive volumes of data to the cloud. OSS is built to provide data durability of 99.9999999999 percent (twelve nines) and service availability of 99.995 percent. RESTful API activities are supported …

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Effective Management of OSS storage cost with the use of Life Cycle Policy

What is OSS Object Storage Service (OSS) is a secure, low-cost, and durable cloud storage service provided by Alibaba Cloud. You can store large amounts of data in the cloud. OSS is designed for 99.9999999999% (12 nines) of data durability and 99.995% of service availability. OSS is similar to AWS S3 for those familiar with …

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Connecting AlibabaCloud ApsaraDB RDS to MySQL Workbench

What is ApsaraDB RDS ApsaraDB RDS is an Alibaba Cloud-based online database service that is robust, dependable, and scalable. It is built on top of the Apsara Distributed File System and high-performance SSDs. MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and MariaDB TX are all supported by ApsaraDB RDS. ApsaraDB RDS offers a range of disaster recovery, backup, …

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Minimizing cost by utilizing NAT Gateway

What is NAT Gateway NAT Gateway is a Network Address Translation (NAT) service. Alibaba Cloud provides two types of NAT gateways: Internet NAT gateways and Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) NAT gateways. Internet NAT gateways provide public IP address translation services. VPC NAT gateways provide private IP address translation services. You can specify a NAT gateway …

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) migrated core services to Alibaba Cloud

International Olympic Committee not only decided but migrated their core IT services and systems to Alibaba Cloud not only that but the Paralympic Winter Games (BOCOG) were also included as part of this plan and involved in the execution. This is one of the most evolutional efforts towards digitalization as the system they have migrated …

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Alibaba Cloud Practice Tests – Pass your exam on the 1st attempt

Back in 2020, Roopu Cloud signed a contract with the Alibaba Cloud Academy and became an official Alibaba Cloud partner, enabling us to create and publish content related to the Alibaba Cloud certifications. Roopu Cloud offers Alibaba Cloud Practice Tests that are reviewed, verified, and approved by the Alibaba Cloud team. This ensures the quality …

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Alibaba Cloud Bootcamps – from zero to hero

Develop in-demand cloud computing skills and take your career to new heights Join Our Cloud Bootcamp Now What Is a Cloud Bootcamp? Our cloud Bootcamp comprises short-term, intense training sessions to help you develop practical, industry-ready cloud computing skills. If you’re a beginner in cloud computing and want to transform yourself into a highly paid, …

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Alibaba Cloud Virtual Training Hands-on Labs

On-demand classroom training programs to learn industry-leGet active, hands-on learning experience with best-in-class virtual training labs What Are Virtual Labs? Instructor-led classroom training works similarly to traditional in-person training programs. Our expert instructors train you in person, enabling you to A virtual lab is a visual learning environment focused on a live, hands-on learning experience. …

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Alibaba Cloud Classroom Training – Official Partner

On-demand classroom training programs to learn industry-leading cloud skills and best practices What Is Classroom Training? Instructor-led classroom training works similarly to traditional in-person training programs. Our expert instructors train you in person, enabling you to interact directly with the instructors and communicate with them in real-time. Our classroom training programs offer networking, brainstorming, innovation, …

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Alibaba Cloud Virtual Instructor-led Training (VILT) – Official Partner

Upskill yourself in the leading cloud technologies with our Alibaba Cloud virtual instructor-led training (VILT) What Is Virtual Instructor-Led Training? Virtual instructor-led training (VILT) is a mode of online learning that involves direct interaction between the instructor and learners. Unlike traditional online training programs that are self-paced, our VILT sessions offer a classroom-like digital experience. …

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What Is the Network Attached Storage (NAS) Service Offered by Alibaba Cloud

This article describes Alibaba Cloud’s Network Attached Storage (NAS) service. Alibaba Cloud offers a distributed file system service with unlimited capacity and performance scaling to avoid the constraints of traditional file servers. In this article, we will learn more about the Alibaba Cloud’s Network Attached Storage (NAS) Service. What Is Alibaba Cloud’s Network Attached Storage …

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Anti-DDoS Solutions Offered by Alibaba Cloud

This article describes the different Anti-DDoS solutions provided by Alibaba Cloud. With the growing availability of attack tools and global botnets, the pool of possible attacks is larger than ever on the internet. Relying on humans to prevent and block attacks is simply not enough. With increased demand to deliver services or applications, more enterprises …

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How to Install and Configure Docker on Alibaba Cloud ECS Instance

This article explains how to install and configure Docker on the Alibaba Cloud ECS instance. Docker is an open-source platform from the Moby Project that helps package the applications into containers and automate the deployment. You can deliver the application quickly since you can separate your applications from your infrastructure. Docker offers two versions: Docker …

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Alibaba Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring with Datadog

As public cloud adoption accelerates across all industries, traditional monitoring systems are evolving towards observability systems. From the data perspective, observability covers a larger breadth and depth of scope than just monitoring. Observability not only involves system metrics for monitoring alarms but also records the internal operations of the system. Standard monitoring data models inform …

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Understanding Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK)

Starting with Kubernetes Running containerized applications in the cloud is no longer an optional offering but a requirement. Given the elasticity and efficiency of containers, most large companies have already made the jump. Kubernetes has taken the front runner position as the leading container solution. Today user base will no longer accept downtime. We, as …

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Connect your data center with Alibaba Cloud

How to connect your data center with Alibaba Cloud

You took the decision to move to the cloud and you selected Alibaba Cloud as your cloud services provider. Now it’s time to know how to connect your on-premise data center with the cloud. Alibaba Cloud’s Global Infrastructure Alibaba Cloud’s infrastructure is built around regions and zones. Region refers to a physical node on a global scale. Each …

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How to create an Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB RDS Instance for MySQL

My name is Ishita Mahajan and I am a Roopu Cloud Ambassador. In this blog post, I will deep dive into ApsaraDB for RDS and after that, I will show you step-by-step how you can create an ApsaraDB RDS instance for MySQL. ApsaraDB for RDS RDS stands for Relational Database System. A relational database is …

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How to configure Alibaba Cloud Elastic Desktop Service (EDS)

Last week Alibaba Cloud announced the launch of their VDI solution called Elastic Desktop Service (EDS). I posted an article explaining in detail what does the service, what are the benefits, and the common use cases. In this tutorial, I am going to guide you from an administrator perspective on how to configure Alibaba Cloud …

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on Alibaba Cloud

Due to the current situation that we are living with the pandemic, the terms home office, video calls, and digitalization are playing a fundamental role in organizations and enterprises. These topics are actually the priority of most enterprises, on one hand, to keep their employees safe, productive, and happy, while on the other hand, to …

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Alibaba Cloud Certifications Overview

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most mature provider in the cloud computing space in China, currently offers multiple …

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Access Salesforce from China

As you may know, Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce announced in 2019 a very important strategic partnership. With this agreement, Alibaba Cloud became the exclusive provider of the Salesforce CRM in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Commerce Cloud, and Salesforce Platform.  You can find here the official announcements: Salesforce …

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How to distribute traffic across multiple servers using Alibaba Cloud Server Load Balancer?

My name is Ishita Mahajan and I am a Roopu Cloud Ambassador. In this blog post I will deep dive into the Alibaba Cloud Server Load Balancer (SLB). What is Alibaba Cloud Server Load Balancer? Alibaba Cloud Server Load Balancer (SLB) automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple applications, microservices, and containers hosted on ECS …

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How is Alibaba Cloud helping to fight COVID-19?

Introduction The situation that is happening worldwide with the pandemic is something horrible, not only from an economic perspective but also from a human perspective.  On the other hand, this pandemic has forced businesses, governments, institutions, and employees to change the way they work and ultimately the way they live. In this blog I will …

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