Chapter 4: Connect Costing

Whenever you migrate or deploy something to the cloud, one of the most significant changes in mindset is to do with costing. No company is going to move forward with a project without knowing the costs. With typical on-premises deployments, this is usually a large capital expenditure with ongoing maintenance expenses. When you migrate to a cloud-based solution, you won't have those capital expenditures. Instead, the cloud is a pay-as-you-go model where you pay for what you use. Some of these costs are straightforward. For instance, Amazon QuickSight has a per-user consumption model. This model is relatively straightforward to forecast. However, when you start looking at services such as Lambda, things can get a bit ...

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