In its effort to make its database providers out there to prospects globally, Alibaba affiliate Ant Group on Thursday mentioned that it had listed its OceanBase Cloud within the AWS Market.
Itemizing the distributed SQL-compatible database will enable AWS prospects to entry it faster and handle their transactional and operational workloads, the corporate mentioned.
OceanBase, which was made out there commercially in 2017, began off as a challenge in Alibaba in 2010 to interchange Oracle and assist the huge transactional workloads of Alipay, Alibaba’s monetary providers arm.
The database helps hybrid transactional analytical processing (HTAP)—an architectural strategy whereby a database gathers information that’s later copied to a different system for analytics.
In August, the corporate released the latest version of the database, dubbed OceanBase 4.0, with options resembling zero information loss charge and a catastrophe restoration time of lower than eight seconds in comparison with the earlier launch’s restoration time of 30 seconds, making it acceptable for small and medium-size companies.
OceanBase expects to assist different public cloud service suppliers quickly.
“OceanBase, which is cloud-neutral, will proceed to work with cloud distributors to broaden entry to our time-tested capabilities in managing data-intensive transactions and a number of real-time analytical workloads,” mentioned Yin Boxue, common supervisor of public cloud providers division at OceanBase, in a press launch.
Ant Group’s technique to checklist its database on the AWS Market assumes significance as a number of different China-based databases, resembling Apache Doris and StarRocks, are beginning to goal the North American and European markets.