Powered fully by cloud-native technologies, 11.11 this year reduced computing resources by 50% for every 10,000 transactions, compared to that of last year.
Other technology highlights, which support Alibaba’s vision for a more sustainable and inclusive 11.11 Global Shopping Festival include:
- Green technologies such as liquid cooling and wind energy reduced carbon emissions by over 26,000 tons, equivalent to CO2 absorbed by one million trees annually
- Hanguang 800 improved algorithm performance for the search function on Taobao marketplace by 200%
- Alibaba Cloud’s propriety large-scale AI model M6 made its debut – improving AI-intensive operations such as apparel design and reducing the carbon footprint of T-shirt manufacturing by more than 30%
- Smart voice assistant Taoxiaobao launched with a new “senior mode” to recognize Chinese-language commands in a wide range of local accents with a high accuracy rate, eliminating the need for elderly users to type on mobile devices
- Alibaba’s last-mile logistics vehicle Xiaomanlv delivered over 1 million packages during the festival’s 10-day period