Amazon AWS

Amazon AWS is the definitive cloud services provider. It has a ton of awesome stuff, all for free for 1 year, but it can be difficult to figure out all the benefits it can provide for you, or what you should expect to pay when time is up.

https://www.expeditedssl.com/aws-in-plain-english

https://4sysops.com/archives/amazon-ec2-pricing-for-dummies-part-3-bandwidth-and-instance-costs/

Services

Amazon RDS

Amazon AWS comes with a free PostgreSQL instance every month. Probably expires November 2016, but might as well use it and not waste it.

https://aws.amazon.com/free/

Usage

http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/CHAP_GettingStarted.CreatingConnecting.PostgreSQL.html

https://console.aws.amazon.com/rds/

Services