Heads in the Cloud: Why we keep our data on the ground
With all the hype about cloud-based data hosting and the variety of options available, some developers may find it surprising that we’ve never put a single data bit in a cloud server. These days our approach may seem a little anachronistic, after all, surely the cloud is essential to scaling a modern business?
There are several reasons why we've never taken the leap into the cloud:
- The estimated cost for using popular services like Amazon Web Services (AWS) is projected at 5x current running costs.
- Cloud pricing is disassociated from the underlying...