Thursday, March 01, 2018

Free cloud for startups: Azure, AWS, GCP, IBM, Oracle...

Microsoft has recently replaced "Biz Spark" program
with a new  "Microsoft for Startups", focused on Azure.

Program Benefits | Microsoft for Startups
"Up to $120K of free Azure cloud credits*"

link from:
Microsoft Cloud Show - New Microsoft Support for Startups along with Azure and SharePoint News

GCP and AWS have similar:
$3K to $100K for one year
up to $100K in 2 years

All cloud service providers have excellent "getting started" free options for individuals:

AWS vs. Azure vs. Google Cloud: Which free tier is best? | InfoWorld

AWS Free Tier

AWS Free Tier includes offers that expire 12 months following sign up
+ others that never expire.
Create your Azure free account today | Microsoft Azure

$200 credit: to explore services for 30 days
+12 months: of popular free services+ Always free: 25+ services

GCP Free Tier - Free Extended Trials and Always Free | Google Cloud Platform

12 Months: $300 free credit to get started with any GCP product.
+ Always Free : Free usage limits on participating products for eligible customers, during and after the free trial. Offer is subject to change.

Sign up for IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud pricing | IBM Cloud

Guaranteed free development with Lite plans
Develop worry-free and at no cost with cap based Lite plan services for as long as you like.

Get Started with Oracle Cloud for Free $300 in free credits

"Dynos are smart, lightweight containers built for modern languages and developer productivity"
free: 512 MB RAM │ 1 web/1 worker