Amazon Web Services AKA AWS provides 170+ full featured services that covers your entire needs, whether you want to migrate your application or you want to host your applications.
A plus point can be added that it's absolutely free to use for a year under Free Tier if you are new user.
- 175 full featured Services
- Free Tier for a Year
- A Perfect Dedicated Server
- Robust and Fully Scalable
- Pay as you Go
StackMantle uses AWS as a cloud platform and here's why we feel you should know in short about AWS to get started. Watch the video to know more in dept.
175 full featured Services
Amazon Web Services offer 175 full featured services which include services like application migration, DB migration, Enterprise Infrastructure Migration, application hosting and much more.
Free Tier for a Year
Yes you heard it right, Amazon Web Services offers Free Tier account which lets you to use free tier services absolutely free for 12 months without paying a rupee. It's best to perform trial and error and learn more about AWS, you may chose premium plan accordingly as per your need.
A Perfect Dedicated Server
AWS offers you an entire dedicated server for your application, yes you heard it correct. Let's understand in a live Example. AWS rents you an entire full furnished house loaded with features and all that you need for free for a year, post which you'll have to purchase accordingly. But, trust me guys AWS pricing plans are far more better and affordable as compared to other providers.
Robust and fully Scalable
AWS foundations are strong and robust in terms of server up-time and security. So you need not worry about the back-end stuff. AWS team makes sure their users get what they want without any compromise.
You can scale up / scale down your applications at any point of time you want. You do not need to worry about how it would be possible / you have to wait for another billing cycle / i have to create another instance or account. Just login to your account and scale it as you want. It would take a min or max 15 mins to reflect depending on your region and then you're ready to go!!
Pay as you Go
As in Free Tier you don't have to pay anything for 12 months, but if you are planning to use additional resources from the baselines defined by AWS you'll have to pay as per usage. The pricing plans of AWS are very much affordable and justified.
Some reference links that you might need to explore more:
- You may refer this to know more about AWS Free Tier
- You may refer this to know more about AWS Pricing Plans - Pay as you Go
If you are planning to choose AWS, we would say that don't give it a second thought and proceed with it. You'll love and adore it a lot. It has all that you need for you as an enterprise / start-up, individual, etc.