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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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Protecting Your Data With Alibaba Cloud KMS

Cloud providers, specially those ranked higher like Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud or Amazon Web Services, tend to follow very scrupulously all regulations everywhere they have a data center or PoP (point of presence). In the case of Alibaba Cloud, we are talking about a big number of those, both international and regional certifications to assure …

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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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Setting up a cross-region replicated Container Registry in Alibaba Cloud

When you start your journey around deploying services in China, soon you realise that is not the same as in the rest of places. You even feel that your prior DevOps/Ops experience doesn’t help much on this matter. Suddenly, you feel you need help from companies who specialise in Chinese Clouds. Why is this? For …

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Exploring Aliyun’s Linux Distribution

In this article I’ll go through the advantages of using Aliyun Linux, a CentOS-based Linux distribution developed and maintained by Alibaba Cloud. Compared to other available Virtual Machines like Debian/Ubuntu or RHEL/CentOS (amongst others), Aliyun Linux is made in the cloud and for the cloud. Alibaba optimised this distribution to the point that, if your …

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Using Aliyun Fun with Function Compute

This GitHub repository is been created to help you understand how to easily deal with emails when working on serverless architectures on Alibaba Cloud Function Compute. We make use of nodejs8 runtime and the official SendinBlue API wrapper sendinblue-api. To orchestrate all, we leverage fun, an amazing tool made by Alibaba Cloud that helps you form serverless …

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Building Highly Scalable Marketing Campaigns With Alibaba Cloud

Alibaba Cloud (阿里云) is certainly becoming an obvious place where growing organisations are migrating their websites and campaigns to the cloud. This is helping them seeing a lot more prosperity in their operations. Thanks to their fantastic stack made of Apsara (Operating System), hardware and unique products, expect anything running there smoothly. Today, I’m going …

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Build your first serverless website with Alibaba Cloud

Serverless is the buzzword among developers recently, right? Well, do you really know how to take full advantage of it? This tutorial will help you to create a small, serverless personal webpage by using Alibaba Cloud Function Compute. We’re going to do this by using the tool “Fun”, because this is all about having fun …

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Function Compute to Power Schedule Alibaba Cloud ECS Instances

In web development we have to deal with different environments when developing, testing and deploying our websites or applications. This way of doing things is very useful because it lets you show new features or changes to the client without changing anything on the live, stable site. You, as a developer, would first push that …

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Hosting Multiple Websites on a Single Alibaba Cloud ECS Server the DevOps Way

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to run two or more websites using the same Alibaba Cloud Elastic Compute Service (ECS) Instance using Docker Compose and a Reverse Proxy. I’ll show two options to achieve that at the end, one option is to run it directly on the host, and the other …

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Deploying and Best Practices with Alibaba Cloud

With this How-To I want to talk about Best Practices using Alibaba Cloud (阿里云) deploying a new website/webapp to their infrastructure, also covering the implementation of the maintenance. The article is going to focus on the deployment from a pure DevOps perspective, as Alibaba Cloud (阿里云) is a platform with all the potential for you to …

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