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10 cloud development gotchas to watch out for

March 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The benefits of developing software in the cloud include increased flexibility and reliability, greater efficiency, and reduced costs. But cloud-based development also presents a host of challenges. Knowing what to watch out for is the first step to protecting your applications and development efforts. Here, are 10 pitfalls to consider before developing, testing, or deploying applications in the cloud.

10 reasons to think twice before developing in the cloud

  • Performance and latency issues
  • Cybersecurity and data protection threats
  • Vendor lock-in
  • Runaway costs
  • Regulatory compliance requirements
  • Compatibility and integration issues
  • Scalability demands
  • Distributed collaboration and communication
  • Testing and deployment hurdles
  • Developing for a global market

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