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with Free Databases on AWS

Free offers and services you need to build, deploy, and run database applications in the cloud

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Product Benefits

AWS provides the broadest selection of purpose-built databases allowing you to save, grow, and innovate faster.

Purpose Built

Choose from 15+ purpose-built database engines including relational, key-value, document, in-memory, graph, time series, wide column, and ledger databases.

Performance at Scale

Get relational databases that are 3-5X faster than popular alternatives, or non-relational databases that give you microsecond to sub-millisecond latency.

Fully Managed

AWS continuously monitors your clusters to keep your workloads running with self-healing storage and automated scaling, so that you can focus on application development.

Secure & Highly Available

AWS databases are built for business-critical, enterprise workloads, offering high availability, reliability, and security.

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AWS Named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems

Read the report to see what makes AWS a Leader and explore the benefits of AWS database services.

Free Product Offers

Build database solutions using these product offers from the AWS Free Tier.

Product
Description
Free Tier Offer Details
Product Pricing

Amazon Neptune

Graph Database Service

Fully managed, high-performance graph database using popular open-source APIs such as Gremlin, SPARQL and openCypher.

 

30 DAY FREE TRIAL

750 hours of Neptune t3. medium instance usage 10 million I/O requests

1 GB of storage

1 GB of backup

Amazon Neptune Pricing

Amazon RDS

Managed Relational Database Service

 

 

 


Amazon RDS is a managed relational database service for MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Oracle BYOL, or SQL Server









12 MONTHS FREE

750 hours per month of db.t2.micro, db.t3.micro, and db.t4g.micro Single-AZ instance usage (applicable database engines)

20 GB of general purpose (SSD) database storage

20 GB of storage for database backups and database snapshots

Amazon RDS Pricing








Amazon DynamoDB

NoSQL Database Service

A serverless database for applications that need high performance at any scale.

ALWAYS FREE

25 GB of storage

25 units of write capacity

25 units of read capacity (enough to handle up to 200 million requests per month)

Amazon DynamoDB Pricing

Amazon Redshift

Data Warehouse

Fast, simple, cost-effective data warehousing.

2-MONTH FREE TRIAL

750 DC2.Large node hours per month

Amazon Redshift Pricing

AWS Database Migration Service

Database Migration

Migrate databases with minimal downtime.

ALWAYS FREE

750 hours of Amazon DMS single Availability Zone dms.t2.micro instance usage

50 GB of included general purpose (SSD) storage

AWS Database Migration Service Pricing

Amazon ElastiCache

In-Memory Data Store

Managed, in-memory data store services that make it easy to deploy, operate, and scale popular open source compatible in-memory data stores.

12 MONTHS FREE

750 hours of cache.t2micro node usage

Amazon ElastiCache Pricing

Amazon MemoryDB

In-Memory Database

Redis-compatible, durable, in-memory database service for ultra-fast performance.

2-MONTH FREE TRIAL

750 t4g.small instance hours per month

20 GB of data per month

Amazon MemoryDB Pricing

Amazon DocumentDB

Managed Document Database Service

 

A scalable, highly durable, and fully managed database service for operating mission-critical MongoDB.

30 DAY FREE TRIAL

750 hours of Amazon DocumentDB on t3.medium instances for 30 days

5 GB of storage for 30 days

5 GB of backup storage for 30 days

30M IOs for 30 days

Amazon DocumentDB Pricing

Modernize your data infrastructure with fully managed, purpose-built databases.

Learn more about Databases with AWS

Browse through our collection of videos and tutorials to deepen your knowledge and experience with AWS

  • Videos
  • Understanding Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) (1:53)
    How Trimble Successfully Migrated Their Databases to the Cloud (3:13)
    What is Amazon DynamoDB? (1:01)
    AWS Databases: Break Free to Save, Grow, and Innovate Faster (2:02)
  • Tutorials
  • 10-Minute Tutorials

    Start with these free and simple tutorials to explore AWS database services

    Create and Connect to a MySQL Database

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an environment to run your MySQL database (we call this environment an 'instance'), connect to the database, and delete the DB instance. We will do this using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and everything done in this tutorial is free-tier eligible.

    Learn more »

    Create and Query a NoSQL Table

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple table, add data, scan and query the data, delete data, and delete the table by using the DynamoDB console. DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database that supports both document and key-value store models. Its flexible data model, reliable performance, and auto scaling of throughput capacity make it a great fit for mobile, web, gaming, ad tech, IoT, and other applications. Everything in this tutorial is free-tier eligible.

    Learn more »

    Create and Connect to a Microsoft SQL Server Database

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Microsoft SQL Server database instance (we call this a 'DB instance'), connect to the database, and delete the DB instance. We will do this using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and everything in this tutorial is free tier eligible.

    Learn more »

    Create and Connect to a PostgreSQL Database

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an environment to run your MariaDB database (we call this environment an 'instance'), connect to the database, and delete the DB instance. We will do this using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and everything in this tutorial is free tier eligible.

    Learn more »

Build Modern Applications with Free Databases on AWS

Free offers and services you need to build, deploy, and run database applications in the cloud

Explore our product benefits

Purpose Built

Choose from 15+ purpose-built database engines including relational, key-value, document, in-memory, graph, time series, wide column, and ledger databases.

Performance at Scale

Get relational databases that are 3-5X faster than popular alternatives, or non-relational databases that give you microsecond to sub-millisecond latency.

Fully Managed

Get relational databases that are 3-5X faster than popular alternatives, or non-relational databases that give you microsecond to sub-millisecond latency.

Secure & Highly Available

AWS databases are built for business-critical, enterprise workloads, offering high availability, reliability, and security.

Free Product Offers

Build database solutions using these product offers from the AWS Free Tier.

Amazon EC2
Amazon Neptune
Fully managed, high-performance graph database service.
30 DAY FREE TRIAL

750 hours of Neptune t3. medium instance usage 10 million I/O requests

Amazon Neptune Pricing »
Amazon Lightsail
Amazon RDS
Managed relational database service.
12 MONTHS FREE

750 hours per month of db.t2.micro, db.t3.micro, and db.t4g.micro Single-AZ instance usage

Amazon RDS Pricing »
Elastic Load Balancing
Amazon DynamoDB
NoSQL database service.
ALWAYS FREE

25 GB of storage

25 units of write capacity

25 units of read capacity

Amazon DynamoDB Pricing »
AWS Lambda
Amazon Redshift
Fast, simple, cost-effective data warehousing.
2-MONTH FREE TRIAL

750 DC2.Large node hours per month

Amazon Redshift Pricing »
AWS Lambda
AWS Database Migration Service
Migrate databases with minimal downtime.
ALWAYS FREE

750 hours of single Availability Zone dms.t2.micro instance usage

50 GB of included general purpose (SSD) storage

AWS Database Migration Service Pricing »
AWS Lambda
Amazon ElastiCache
Managed, in-memory data store service.
12 MONTHS FREE

750 hours of cache.t2micro node usage

Amazon ElastiCache Pricing »
AWS Lambda
Amazon MemoryDB
In-memory database service for ultra-fast performance.
2-MONTH FREE TRIAL

750 t4g.small instance hours per month

20 GB of data per month

Amazon MemoryDB Pricing »
AWS Lambda
Amazon DocumentDB
Scalable, highly durable, and fully managed database service.
30 DAY FREE TRIAL

750 hours of Amazon DocumentDB on t3.medium instances

5 GB of storage and backup storage

30M IOs

Amazon DocumentDB Pricing »

Learn more about Databases with AWS

  • Videos
  • Understanding Amazon RDS
    How Trimble Successfully Migrated to the Cloud
    What is Amazon DynamoDB?
    AWS Databases: Break Free to Save, Grow, and Innovate Faster
  • Tutorials
  • 10-Minute Tutorials

    Start with these free and simple tutorials to explore AWS database services

    Create and Connect to a MySQL Database

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an environment to run your MySQL database (we call this environment an 'instance'), connect to the database, and delete the DB instance. We will do this using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and everything done in this tutorial is free-tier eligible.

    Create and Query a NoSQL Table

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple table, add data, scan and query the data, delete data, and delete the table by using the DynamoDB console. DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database that supports both document and key-value store models. Its flexible data model, reliable performance, and auto scaling of throughput capacity make it a great fit for mobile, web, gaming, ad tech, IoT, and other applications. Everything in this tutorial is free-tier eligible.

    Create and Connect to a Microsoft SQL Server Database

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Microsoft SQL Server database instance (we call this a 'DB instance'), connect to the database, and delete the DB instance. We will do this using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and everything in this tutorial is free tier eligible.

    Create and Connect to a PostgreSQL Database

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an environment to run your MariaDB database (we call this environment an 'instance'), connect to the database, and delete the DB instance. We will do this using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and everything in this tutorial is free tier eligible.

AWS Free Tier

The AWS Free Tier offers users an opportunity to explore products for free, with offers including products that are always free, free for 12 months, and short-term free trials.

Get Started

Creating an AWS account is free and gives you immediate access to the AWS Free Tier.