Alibaba now providing cloud services like others. Six generation ECS instances also announced by the company
You can find price differences between alibaba cloud and amazon aws from below.
The Gist of AWS vs Alibaba Cloud Pricing: Alibaba wins, but…Alibaba is less expensive than AWS for the one-month subscription — that’s a fact. But for longer-lived instances, AWS Reserved Instances are more affordable, being about 40–75% less expensive than AWS PAYG, and less than some or possibly all Alibaba monthly subscriptions. AWS RI’s are also more easily applicable for auto scaling than a monthly subscription.
For non-production instances that you can turn off when not in use, PAYG is more affordable for both cloud providers, and ParkMyCloud can automate the scheduling. The only problem with Alibaba will be finding instances types that you can use with the PAYG option.