Alibaba Cloud OSS, More Than Just Storage

When we talk about storage we often think about hard drives, USB sticks and devices of the kind. All those solutions are okay for personal computers (and even for servers to store the basic Operating System data) but, when it comes to scaling, we need something better. The main problem of using volumes in HDD […]


Using Alibaba Cloud DevOps Flow to automate an ECS Deployment

Called just “Flow“, this is the long-awaited DevOps tool from Alibaba Cloud. Until now, this cloud provider didn’t have any CI/CD platform to help developers automate pipelines. Automating pipelines is a must nowadays for any software company, as makes deployments easier and more consistent, this reduces significantly human errors as completely removes manual steps of […]


Migrate a WordPress site from Alibaba Cloud SAS to ECS

Terms like “Cloud Computing“, “Cloud Server“, “Virtual Machine” or “Database” could be daunting for someone who is just starting. This is why I completely understand the people who are having a hard time deciding whether or not create a blog or e-commerce site. Even if you’re not an IT expert and have never created a cloud […]



Using Serverless Devs to run a “Hello World” with Alibaba Cloud

As you know, I’ve been talking and developing production-ready solutions in a Serverless fashion since 2018, which sounds “forever” in this IT world. In the beginning, I used the amazing tool called fun developed by Alibaba to deploy them, and this made my life easier since then. Apparently, Alibaba deprecated fun in favour of another tool called […]


Host-based routing with Alibaba Cloud Kubernetes (ACK)

When creating a multi-deployment platform in Kubernetes, you will quickly realise how many LoadBalancer-type Services you deployed. This is usually not a problem with a self-built, self-hosted Cluster, as you manage how things gets created. The problem appears when you use managed Kubernetes solutions like Alibaba Cloud ACK, as it will create an SLB (Server […]


Testing the Alibaba Cloud Elastic Desktop Service (EDS)

Thanks to being an MVP Diamond I became one of the first to test this VDI product called EDS back in February. I was such an early adopter that at the beginning I couldn’t even write a post about this, as I first needed to help Alibaba Cloud’s EDS Product Developer to test several points of […]





About How A Single Character Broke Alibaba Cloud’s Container Registry

You load the site… it doesn’t work. You check the console… some weird error. You examine the code… nothing specially wrong. The debugging nightmare begins! This post starts with something “too” common in programming, am I right? Yes, I am :D There is just too many cases where production breaks “just because” and turns out is […]