Every time you have to move to another computer you will notice by the data and apps you did NOT have copied, what became super important to your daily work. In my case I was forced to get back to my antique macMini because on my high end macBook pro the key "n" was not functioning any more.
To avoid complications, I already have a bunch of stuff being backed up and shared anyway. To me the bash setup is quite important, because I have put quite some energy into it and I use it every day.
The real value of the cloud is shown, whenever you need