It sounds like a trick question, but I’m serious.
If your company’s management is just now starting to consider the cloud in 2020, your reaction shouldn’t be to cast a shadow on cloud vendors. Instead, think of it as writing your own resume: what the capabilities that you and your team are really proud of?
What are you currently doing better than anybody else?
It’s a serious question with legitimate answers.
For example, at one of my clients with 10-20TB of data per server, the production DBA team works really hard on their restores. They have the whole process automated,