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, […]


Alicloud Container Registry Terraform Module

A terraform module to create a private Container Registry namespace and a RAM role able to pull/push from the namespace created. Alicloud Terraform Module. NOTE: This module uses AccessKey and SecretKey from profile and shared_credentials_file. If you have not set them yet, please install aliyun-cli and configure it. Architecture Diagram After using this module, the […]




IoT with Alibaba Cloud – Webinar

Learn how your devices can connect to Alibaba Cloud’s Internet of Things (IoT) solution by setting up a simulated IoT device. Have a look to the Webinar I recorded while in Hangzhou at Alibaba’s offices last month. >> GitHub Repository with the full example For a modern IT-based enterprise, integrating your hardware into the cloud […]


The Apsara Conference (云栖大会) 2019

This article is about my experience a the Apsara Conference 2019, for the Instagram stories posts go to my Instagram profile.     The Conference The Apsara Conference, also called “Yunqi Conference” in chinese, or “云栖大会”, is the biggest cloud computing & AI conference in Asia. This conference is held every year in Yunqi, Hangzhou […]



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 […]




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 […]


My Alibaba Cloud Story

Last week, as part of being part of the Alibaba Cloud MVP family, I had the opportunity to enjoy  a phone interview with James Fitzgerald, a passionate of cloud computing San Franciscan who currently works as Global Cloud Training Specialist at Alibaba’s HQ in Hangzhou, totally a cloud “evangelist” as is said nowadays. After the chat, […]