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GitLab to dump cloud for its own bare metal Ceph boxen

Charlie Clark Silver badge

"pay for what you provision"

IO is always the biggest problem with any virtualised environment and why cloud solutions are sold on CPUs, memory, disk size, bandwidth, anything but the IO speed and VCS systems are known to hammer IO.

So, it's a classical trade-off which is why some businesses are happy not managing their own data centres because they have extremely variable capacity. The various providers also offer differing solutions.

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