Geo-partition to keep user data close to users and to decrease latency in your applications all over the world.
Achieving compliance with data localization regulations can be prohibitively expensive (depending on how your database is architected). It's important to evaluate where compliance is worth the effort and where it's not.
Compliance with data localization laws is difficult and expensive. It’s particularly expensive with a monolithic DB. This blog outlines the yellow brick road towards compliance and flexibility for shifts in the data protection tectonic plates.