Why use a Cloud provider when we can run k8s ourselves and have full control?
A hour later:
Google, PayPal, Amazon, and co have very different problems to solve. They run very complex systems. Your blog server or app doesn’t need that many moving parts. Trust me. Start with simple architecture. Write secure & clean code. You can scale the app if it gets viral later. YMMV.
Old developer saying: It works on my Linux machine.
New developer saying: It works on my Linux container.