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Cloud Native Architectures by Piyum Zonooz, Erik Farr, Kamal Arora, Tom Laszewski

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Licensing considerations

The previous section identified some areas of consideration with regards to procurement and discussed the common pay-as-you-go model of consumption. Typically, the cost of cloud vendor services would not be considered licenses, but consumption; however, there are often additional license costs associated with it, depending on what software is being used. Traditionally, licenses for software followed a model of paying based how many CPUs or cores the software would be installed on, giving a way for the vendor to understand how much of the software was being used. That worked fine while customers were making large upfront CapEx investments in hardware and knew exactly which servers would run which software. The cloud ...

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