Learn AWS: Getting Started

AWS and Amazon Account

First of all, you’ll need an Amazon Web Services account.

For those who suffers from CBD compulsive buying disorder, like me, and already have an account on https://www.amazon.com, can use that to log in AWS https://aws.amazon.com.

AWS Homepage

If you don’t have an account instead, you can register for free but you’ll have to insert a Credit Card to continue, even if you want to use the Free Tier ( What is the Free Tier? )

AWS Free Tier

Free Tier lets you use many AWS services for the first year for free.


  • 750 hours per month of Linux, RHEL, or SLES t2.micro instance usage
  • 750 hours per month of Windows t2.micro instance usage

750 hours/months for the first year are equal to an instance running 24 hours/day for an entire year for free.


  • 5 GB of Standard Storage
  • 20,000 Get Requests
  • 2,000 Put Requests

As many buckets as you want and 5GB of free storage, in S3 usually you pay not only the storage but also the requests.


  • 750 Hours of Amazon RDS Single-AZ db.t2.micro Instance usage
  • 20 GB of DB Storage: any combination of General Purpose (SSD) or Magnetic
  • 20 GB for Backups (with RDS Magnetic storage; I/Os on General Purpose [SSD] are not separately billed)
  • 10,000,000 I/Os

A relational database up for the first year with 20GB of storage and 20GB of backup and 10 millions of requests.


  • 250,000 Messages (published or delivered) per month

Send and receive messages with your applications all over the world

EC2 Container Registry

  • 500 MB-month of Storage

500 MB-month of storage to keep your Docker images and run them rapidly on AWS.

And many more here AWS Free Tier