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Many arguments for moving to the cloud are financial, since you can scale on demand and only pay for what you need with most cloud services.
But that doesn’t mean your cloud databases will always be cheaper than your old database architecture.
There are a variety of costs you could incur during the cloud migration process and afterwards, including:
- Information loss
- License fees
- Unused capacity
- Ancillary costs
- And more
Read on to learn the full depth of considerations CIOs need to make when trying to govern cloud database costs.