Cloud Storage Solutions for Free

Free offers and services you need to deploy storage and content delivery solutions in the cloud

Free Product Offers

Deploy cloud storage solutions using these product offers from the AWS Free Tier

Amazon CloudFront

Web service to distribute content to end users with low latency and high data transfer speeds

  • 50 GB of data transfer out
  • 2,000,000 HTTP or HTTPS requests

Amazon EFS

Simple, scalable, shared file storage service for Amazon EC2 instances

  • 5GB of storage

AWS Storage Gateway

Hybrid cloud storage with seamless local integration and optimized data transfer

  • Up to 100GB/month free, up to $125/month maximum charges
  • No transfer charges into AWS

Amazon Glacier

Long-term, secure, durable object storage

10 GB of Amazon Glacier data retrievals per month for free. The free tier allowance can be used at any time during the month and applies to standard retrievals

Amazon S3

Secure, durable, and scalable object storage infrastructure

  • 5 GB of standard storage
  • 20,000 Get requests
  • 2,000 Put requests

Amazon Elastic Block Storage

Persistent, durable, low-latency block-level storage volumes for EC2 instances

  • 30 GB of Amazon EBS: any combination of general purpose (SSD) or magnetic
  • 2,000,000 I/O (with EBS magnetic)
  • 1 GB of snapshot storage

Get Started for Free

Learn more about AWS Cloud Storage

View the following videos to deepen your knowledge and experience with AWS

Introduction to Amazon S3
Introducing AWS Storage Gateway
Deep Dive on Amazon Glacier

10-Minute Tutorials

Start with these free and simple tutorials to explore AWS storage solutions

  • Store and Retrieve a File with Amazon S3

    This step-by-step tutorial will help you store your files in the cloud using Amazon Simple Storage Solution (S3). Amazon S3 is a service that enables you to store your data (referred to as objects) at massive scale. In this tutorial, you will create an Amazon S3 bucket, upload a file, retrieve the file and delete the file. 
  • Create a Network File System with Amazon EFS

    In this 10-Minute Tutorial, you will store your files in the cloud using Amazon EFS. You will create an Amazon EFS file system, launch a Linux virtual machine on Amazon EC2, mount the file system, create a file, terminate the instance, and delete the file system.

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  • Deliver Content Faster with Amazon CloudFront

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to deliver content and decrease end-user latency of your web application using Amazon CloudFront. In the following steps, you will configure an Amazon S3 bucket as the origin and test your distribution using a web browser to ensure that your content is being delivered.

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  • Batch upload files to the cloud with Amazon S3 and AWS CLI

    In this tutorial we are going to help you use the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) to access Amazon S3. We will do this so you can easily build your own scripts for backing up your files to the cloud and easily retrieve them as needed. This will make automating your backup process faster, more reliable, and more programmatic. You can use this information to build a scheduled task (or cron job) to handle your backup operations.

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