AWS Free Usage Tier To help new AWS customers get started in the cloud, AWS is introducing a new free usage tier. Beginning November 1, new AWS customers will be able to run a free Amazon EC2 Micro Instance for a year, while also leveraging a new free usage tier for Amazon S3, Amazon Elastic Block Store, Amazon Elastic Load Balancing, and AWS data transfer. AWS?s free usage tier can be used for anything you want to run in the cloud: launch new applications, test existing applications in the cloud, or simply gain hands-on experience with AWS. AWS Free Usage Tier (Per Month): * 750 hours of Amazon EC2 Linux Micro Instance usage (613 MB of memory and 32-bit and 64-bit platform support) ? enough hours to run continuously each month* * 750 hours of an Elastic Load Balancer plus 15 GB data processing* * 10 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 Requests* * 5 GB of Amazon S3 storage, 20,000 Get Requests, and 2,000 Put Requests* * 30 GB per of internet data transfer (15 GB of data transfer ?in? and 15 GB of data transfer ?out? across all services except Amazon CloudFront)* * 25 Amazon SimpleDB Machine Hours and 1 GB of Storage** * 100,000 Requests of Amazon Simple Queue Service** * 100,000 Requests, 100,000 HTTP notifications and 1,000 email notifications for Amazon Simple Notification Service** In addition to these services, the AWS Management Console is available at no charge to help you build and manage your application on AWS. The above was copied from the website listed below. For more info and to sign up follow the link. http://aws.amazon.com/free/ Terms and Conditions * Only individuals who have not previously created an AWS account are eligible to participate in the Offer. You will not be eligible for the Offer if you or your organization create(s) more than one account to receive additional benefits under the Offer or if the new account is included in Consolidated Billing. You will be charged standard rates for use of AWS services if we determine that you are not eligible for the Offer. * You must create and maintain an AWS account in good standing (including a valid credit card) to participate in the Offer. Your participation in the Offer and your use of the AWS services is subject to the AWS Customer Agreement. The Offer is a Special Pricing Program under the AWS Customer Agreement. * Only accounts created after October 20, 2010 are eligible for the Offer. The Offer does not apply to any use of the AWS services prior to November 1, 2010. * You will be charged standard rates for use of the AWS services prior to November 1, 2010 or after the Offer expires. You also will be charged AWS?s standard rates for any use that exceeds the free usage amount provided under the Offer. * If you have not used the AWS resources provided under the Offer during the previous 3 months, we may reclaim those AWS resources after giving you 30 days notice. Even if your AWS resources are reclaimed, you may continue to participate in the Offer using new AWS resources. * You may participate in the Offer for one year from the date you first sign up for any of the services provided under the Offer. * Unused usage amounts remaining at the end of the month do not roll over to subsequent months. * When calculating your use of AWS services under the Offer, we will aggregate your use across all AWS regions. * We may stop accepting new registrations for the Offer at any time. * Existing free tier offers for Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon Simple Queue Service, and Amazon Simple Notification Service are subject to separate terms and conditions described on the pricing pages for those services and the AWS Service Terms.