AWS Free usage tier allows customers to use AWS offerings free to help them get started in the Cloud.
Services Available in Free Usage Tier:
- Free Amazon EC2 Micro Instance
- Free Amazon RDS Micro Instance for a year
- Free usage tier for Amazon S3
- Amazon Elastic Block Store
- Amazon Elastic Load Balancing
- AWS data transfer
- AWS Elastic Beanstalk – To deploy your Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, and .NET applications
- Launch new applications
- Test existing applications in the cloud
- Gain hands-on experience with AWS
AWS Free Usage Tier (Per Month):
Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Simple Workflow (SWF)
Simple Queue Service (SQS) and Simple Notification Service (SNS)
In addition to these services, the AWS Management Console is available at no charge to help you build and manage your application on AWS.
60-day Free Trial
In addition to the Free Usage Tier we also offer 60-day Free Trial for all AWS customers that are new to Amazon ElastiCache. AWS customers can avail of this Free Trial in addition to the Free Usage Tier offerings.
For more information on the free trial please follow the link below:
Amazon ElastiCache free trial
*These free tiers are only available to new AWS customers, and are available for 12 months following your AWS sign-up date. When your free usage expires or if your application use exceeds the free usage tiers, you simply pay standard, pay-as-you-go service rates (see each service page for full pricing details). Restrictions apply; see offer terms for more details.
**These free tiers do not expire after 12 months and are available to both existing and new AWS customers indefinitely.
†The following Linux variants are not eligible for the free usage tier as a software license is required: SuSe Linux Enterprise Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
‡The following Windows variants are not eligible for the free usage tier: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with SQL Server Web, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with SQL Server Standard, Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 64-bit for Cluster Instances and Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 SQL Server 64-bit for Cluster Instances.
How to Get Started
Sign-up for an AWS account and subscribe to the services
Enter your billing address and credit card information
We will see how to create Virtual machine in Free Tier in Next Article.