back to article Alibaba and Elastic slingshot searchable, analyticky cloud ... outside China

Alibaba and Elastic, the purveyor of scalable open-source search engine Elasticsearch, are to offer their joint Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch product outside of China for the first time. “With the expanded footprint, customers outside China will now have access to the real-time search, ingestion, analytical capabilities and …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Alibaba have a long long way to go to make their Cloud offering outside China anything like ready for the Enterprise.

  2. James 51 Silver badge

    So, how long before they're banned in the US, any product which uses them is banned in the US and anyone doing business with them is banned in the US?

  3. FIA

    So, how long before they're banned in the US, any product which uses them is banned in the US and anyone doing business with them is banned in the US?

    I expect it depends on how much more building work is planned?

    1. James 51 Silver badge

      True but Trump is pretending to be a tough guy by clamping down on trade with China and if he tries to take a step back, there will be those on both sides of the asile who will try to force his hand.

      1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

        Trump is always pretending.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    They'll quickly find that the business world is significantly less interested in CPC spying than consumers. Only the braindead would be foolish enough to put their trade secrets on a platform with connections to China's communist party.

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