AWS (Amazon Web Services) is one of the leading cloud server providers worldwide. You can set up a server within a minute using the AWS platform. On AWS, you can fine tune many techncal details of your server like the number of CPU’s, Memory and HDD space, type of HDD (SSD which is faster or a classic IDE) and so on. And the best thing about the AWS is that you need to pay only for the services that you have used.
To get started, AWS provides a special account called “Free tier” where you can use the AWS technology free for one year with some minor restrictions like you can use the server only upto 750 Hours a month, when you cross this theshold they will charge you. You can check all the rules related this on aws portal.
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