There is a massive trend to move data analytics and data engineering to  the cloud.  And there is good reason for this trend. The fact that cloud environments have cheap storage and the computation costs are pay-as-you-go, make initial startup costs of cloud analytics much more affordable than on premise since there is no initial up-front capital cost. Plus, big data and data warehouse environments in the cloud are relatively easier to use when compared to on premise offerings.  They automatically spin up and spin down and the amount of infrastructure management required is significantly less.

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