Amazon web services (AWS) is a subsidiary of tech river Amazon. It provides an efficient and quick cloud computing platform since 2006. It offers on-demand delivery of computer power and database storage. Amazon AWS free tier enables you to gain all services free for 12 months.
AWS is secure platform and the best alternative to google cloud platform. You can use aws free tier to host WordPress site or to deploy servers for full one year. Here we are sharing an easy tutorial to get free access to amazon cloud computing.
Features of aws free tier.
- You have permission to access as many as virtual CPU’s with maximum usage of 750 hours per month.
- Maximum file storage and file delivery offered in amazon aws free tier is 5GB.
- After the trial period, they will charge only for total compute time. You will not be charged anything when your machines are not running.
How to get amazon aws free tier for 12 months?
Navigate to the amazon web services free tier offer page and hit get free tier button.
- Signup to create a new account and verify your email. (If you have amazon.com or amazon.in account you do not require to create a new account)
- Enter payment information like PAN card (not necessary) and credit card details. Now Amazon team will charge RS.2 to verify that you are not a robot. They will refund your money within one week.
If you not own a credit card, then you can use prepaid credit cards (like ICICI pockets virtual card or kite cash one-time debit card). But remember that you must have minimum RS.5 in your credit card account.
- After that, verify your phone number by OTP. Then you are ready to go. Just log in again using your email and valid password. Now you can deploy your own server.
If you do not want to be charged at the end of amazon aws free tier, simply remove all your servers. Alternatively, can also use Google cloud platform free $300 credit or DigitalOcean free hosting coupons. You can also use AWS free tier to create Windows RDP server.
Hope you find this tutorial on Amazon AWS free tier helpful. Feel free to ask if you have any doubt in mind.