AWS Free Tier is a program that allows brand-new AWS users to experiment with different services for free for a year. Review the three different types of Free Tier offerings so you can begin utilizing AWS cloud without worrying about the bill.
- [Instructor] Go to aws.amazon.com/free.…AWS Free Tier allows new potential customers…to test out and use many services offered by AWS for free.…This allows you to become comfortable…with many of the services…and AWS gains a potential customer.…When the 12 months are over,…you begin to be charged…for services you consume at regular rates.…As a warning, you will get a notification…when your 12 months are expiring,…but you would then need to manually turn down…or delete your services if you don't want to be charged.…
There are three different types of Free Tier offerings.…They are 12 months free, always free, and trials.…Let's take a look at each option.…The first option, is 12 months free.…As the naming suggests, these are offers…that expire 12 months after you sign up for your account.…All of the services have usage limits…and if you go above the limit,…you will be charged at normal rates,…even within the first 12 months.…
Some of the common limitations are,…use time, number of requests, amount of storage,…number of characters, and actions per month.…
Note: This course also maps to the Cloud Concepts module of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Taking all four courses in the Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers series will help you prepare for the exam.
- What is cloud computing?
- Cloud computing models
- Cloud computing deployments
- Amazon Web Services basics
- Creating an AWS account
- Using AWS Free Tier
- Becoming AWS certified