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2. Introduction to AWS Free Tier

Jason Nadon

(1)Kingsville, Ontario, Canada

In this chapter, you’ll register for an account. After setting up your AWS account, I’ll walk you through how to secure your account and I’ll give you a high-level overview of how to access your account resources.

For new customers, Amazon offers a 12-month period where you can try out many of the features of AWS at a minimal cost. They call this offer period the AWS Free Tier. The free tier allows for a certain set of AWS resources to be run under your account at no cost. When choosing to start resources within AWS, Amazon will highlight whether the resource ...

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