Alibaba hosted a double 11 expertise convention Tuesday to speak about its cutting-edge technological improvements utilized on this 12 months’s double 11 buying competition.
Alibaba’s double 11 occasion has grow to be the largest digital innovation mission on this planet, mentioned Alibaba’s CTO Li Cheng. The distinctive working system is accelerating the digitalization and course of of companies going surfing, he mentioned.
Because of the digital enterprise working system, Alibaba accomplished the largest cloud apply throughout double 11, considerably saving time, assets and value.
As well as, the applying of AI computing introduced scale and effectivity to a brand new stage and united digital provide chain and logistics techniques – this 12 months, the quickest completion of a double 11 order, from affirmation of order to package deal delivered, solely took 10 minutes.
Along with its enterprise working system, Alibaba has additionally launched different revolutionary initiatives to convey prospects higher and extra environment friendly buying experiences throughout this 12 months’s double 11 buying competition, resembling the primary real-time AI translation livestream, a digital live-streamer and visible AI expertise that facilitates cloth factories’ high quality management.
The convention additionally showcased the highest 10 applied sciences concerned on this 12 months’s double 11, together with a cognitive intelligence engine, logistics robots and liquid-cooling knowledge facilities, and so on.
5 tremendous knowledge facilities in North China’s Zhangbei and Ulanqab, South China’s Heyuan and East China’s Nantong and Hangzhou will function to assist the computation of this 12 months’s double 11 buying frenzy, mentioned Ming Zhou, Alibaba’s vice chairman and head of Alibaba Cloud.
This 12 months, Alibaba Cloud’s clever robotic additionally obtained upgraded to be sooner and extra environment friendly. It’s able to routinely altering failing hardware in simply 4 minutes, Zhou mentioned.
Alibaba Cloud’s knowledge middle in Hangzhou was formally put into use in September, offering providers in cloud computing, synthetic intelligence, the Web of Issues, amongst others. Alibaba claimed the information facilities use the world’s largest server utilizing liquid-cooling expertise. This type of warmth conduction effectivity reduces the failure charge by 50%. Tens of 1000’s of liquid-cooling servers can be used for computation throughout this 12 months’s double 11 buying competition, the corporate mentioned.
Zhou mentioned the technological advances utilized in double 11 can even be launched to the general public to assist the institution of digital infrastructures in China.
Throughout Alibaba Cloud’s Computing Convention, Yunqi Convention, in September, Jeff Zhang, president of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, mentioned that Alibaba Cloud had entered a 2.zero period the place firms could be geared up with clever, digital, cellular, IoT and cloud capacities that may assist them attain a wider public.