Data warehouses (DWHs) are widely recognized as essential components of business intelligence and analytics operations. But the question of whether the optimal deployment route is in the cloud or on-premise remains hotly debated.
Like so many things, the truth is that there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Every business is different, and there are advantages and disadvantages in both approaches. On the one hand the cloud offers scalability and low entry cost advantages. On the other, there’s the security and flexibility that only an on-prem solution can offer.