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When to use a cloud database | DBaaS Costs | Self Hosted Database Costs

When to use a cloud database as opposed to a self-hosted database is a question that we get a lot at CockroachB. In this video Lakshmi Kannan, the GM of CockroachCloud, evaluates the DBaas Costs and Self Hosted Database costs to help you decide which database to invest in. 00:00 How to think about the decision between a fully Managed Database and a Self-Hosted Database 00:44 3 Main factors in deciding when to use a cloud database 1:09 What are the hardware costs of a database 2:34 What are Egress and Ingress Costs 3:37 What are the software costs of a database 4:16 What are the operational costs of running a database 4:50 What are the human capital costs of running a database 5:35 what are the opportunity costs of self-hosting a database 7:12 What are the support costs of a self hosted database? 8:51 A summary of all the costs of running a database Important Links for choosing a cloud database: • A Guide for evaluating the true cost of a database: https://resources.cockroachlabs.com/guides/the-true-cost-of-a-cloud-database • How to Calculate the true cost of a database: https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/true-cost-cloud-database/ • CockroachCloud: https://www.cockroachlabs.com/product/cockroachcloud/ • CloudDatabase Case Study with LUSH Cosmetics: https://resources.cockroachlabs.com/case-study/lush-case-study