The news of Amazon offering it’s popular Amazon Web Service (AWS) is not new. This service is available worldwide and any one can signup for this cloud service. It has introduced the free tier for newly signed up member.
New AWS users will be able to take advantage of the following services for a year for free (quotas per month):
- â€œ750 hours of Amazon EC2 Linux Micro Instance usage (613 MB of memory and 32-bit and 64-bit platform support) â€“ enough hours to run continuously each monthâ€
- â€œ750 hours of an Elastic Load Balancer plus 15 GB data processingâ€
- â€œ10 GB of Amazon Elastic Block Storage, plus 1 million I/Os, 1 GB of snapshot storage, 10,000 snapshot Get Requests and 1,000 snapshot Put Requestsâ€
- â€œ5 GB of Amazon S3 storage, 20,000 Get Requests, and 2,000 Put Requestsâ€
- â€œ30 GB per of internet data transfer (15 GB of data transfer â€œinâ€ and 15 GB of data transfer â€œoutâ€ across all services except Amazon CloudFront)â€
- â€œ25 Amazon SimpleDB Machine Hours and 1 GB of Storageâ€
- â€œ100,000 Requests of Amazon Simple Queue Serviceâ€
- â€œ100,000 Requests, 100,000 HTTP notifications and 1,000 email notifications for Amazon Simple Notification Serviceâ€
Following services can be used free tier :
- AWS Elastic Beanstalk
- Amazon S3
- Amazon EC2
- Amazon VPC
- Amazon CloudWatch
- Elastic Load Balancing
- Elastic Block Store
- Amazon CloudFront
- AWS CloudFormation
- Amazon Elastic MapReduce
- Amazon Relational Database Service
- Amazon ElastiCache
- Amazon Simple Notification Service
- AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
How to sign-up for Free Amazon Web Service (AWS) ?
You need to go to this page to sign up for free account, the sign-up process is self explanatory. In order to signup you must have a credit card or debit card and you will need to provide contact verification via phone too. After you have kept your phone/mobile number their automated system will call you and you will have to provide the pin as appeared in their page .
Thats all, after this your a/c will be active for a year. Home page: AWS Free Usage Tier.
If you want to cancel your Amazon AWS account then follow this steps.