Open-Source Routing and Network Simulation. The free tier of service is fairly flexible. Amazon AWS provides enough free hours to run the micro-instance twenty-four hours a day for a year but, if a user needs more services, he or she may create multiple micro instances and run them concurrently, which multiplies the rate the user consumes hours. For example, one could run two micro-instances concurrently every day for six months; or twelve for one month. The first step is to create a user account on AWS. Follow the directions provided on the AWS web site to set up a user account. You need to have a mobile phone for identity verification. If you already have an account on amazon. Amazon AWS provides excellent documentation and video tutorials.
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Three different types of free offers are available depending on the product used. See below for details on each product. When your 12 month free usage term expires or if your application use exceeds the tiers, you simply pay standard, pay-as-you-go service rates see each service page for full pricing details. Restrictions apply; see offer terms for more details. Trials: These free tier offers are short term trial offers that start from the time of first usage begins. Once the trial period expires you simply pay standard, pay-as-you-go service rates see each service page for full pricing details. Your free usage under the AWS Free Tier is calculated each month across all regions and automatically applied to your bill — free usage does not accumulate.
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