As IT professionals know, figuring out the true cost of cloud computing is difficult at best, maddening at worst
"There are so many variables in CPUs, memory, storage, and network bandwidth that figuring out what your proposed workload will cost in the cloud can be an exercise in futility.
And, to compound the problem, many costs may not be apparent at the start but cause sleepless nights once manifested.
It's an open secret in cloud computing circles that getting data into a given cloud is cheap - in fact, it is usually free. But getting data out is a completely different story. Traditional cloud vendors charge hefty premiums on data flowing out - or what they call data egress..."
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