Oracle Cloud - Introducing New Always Free Services


In Oracle Open World 2019, Larry Ellison, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation, has made a major announcement and introduced, Oracle Cloud Free Tier, which is New Always Free Services. Oracle Cloud Free Tier allows you to sign up for an Oracle Cloud account which provides a number of Always Free services and a Free Trial with US$300 of free credit to use on all eligible Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services for up to 30 days. The Always Free services are available for an unlimited period of time. The Free Trial services may be used until your US$300 of free credits are consumed or the 30 days has expired, whichever comes first.


Oracle Cloud Free Tier includes -
  1. New Always Free
    1. Databases - Your choice of Autonomous Transaction Processing or Autonomous Data Warehouse. 2 databases total, each with 1 OCPU and 20 GB storage.
    2. Compute - Two virtual machines with 1/8 OPCU and 1 GB memory each.
    3. Storage - Two Block Volumes, 100 GB total. 10 GB Object Storage. 10 GB Archive Storage.
    4. Integrated Developer Platform - SQL Developer, APEX, Machine Learning, Auto REST API generation.
    5. Additional Services - Load Balancer, 1 instance, 10 Mbps bandwidth. Monitoring, 500 million ingestion datapoints, 1 billion retrieval datapoints. Notifications, 1 million delivery options per month, 1,000 emails sent per month. Outbound Data Transfer, 10 TB per month.
    2. 30-day Free Trial (300$ Free Credit)
    1. Access to a wide range of Oracle Cloud services for 30 days, including Databases, Analytics, Compute, and Container Engine for Kubernetes
    2. Up to eight instances across all available services
    3. Up to 5 TB of storage
New Always Free is for everyone including Students, Developers and even for Enterprises (which they can later upgrade to Paid version).

Here is the link for complete details - https://www.oracle.com/cloud/free/


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