We are excited to announce that starting March 2013, the AWS Free Usage Tier will include Amazon ElastiCache nodes. With this announcement, customers can gain hands-on-experience with Amazon ElastiCache at no-cost. Customers eligible for the AWS Free Usage tier can now use up to 750 hours per month of a t1.micro cache node.
The expanded Free Usage Tier with Amazon ElastiCache t1.micro cache nodes is available today in all regions, except for Asia Pacific (Sydney) and AWS GovCloud. For more information about the AWS Free Usage Tier, please visit the AWS Free Usage Tier page. To get started using Amazon ElastiCache, visit the Amazon ElastiCache detail page.