Posted On: Aug 24, 2022

Starting today, the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) free tier will include db.t2.micro, db.t3.micro and Amazon Graviton2- based db.t4g.micro instances in Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet, and the Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD.

New registered customers in the past 12 months can now create free tier db.t2.micro, db.t3.micro or db.t4g.micro instances for the remainder of their first 12 months. In addition, the latest generation of db.t3.micro and db.t4g.micro instances offers two vCPUs compared to one vCPU in db.t2.micro instances. With this announcement, new customers can now gain hands-on experience with Amazon RDS using their choice of db.t2.micro, db.t3.micro, or db.t4g.micro instances for up to 750 hours monthly for 12 months. The Amazon RDS Free Tier includes 20 GB of General Purpose (SSD) Database Storage and 20 GB of storage for automated database backups and any user-initiated database Snapshots.

For more information about the Amazon Web Services Free Tier, please visit the Free Tier page. To get started using Amazon RDS, visit the Amazon RDS detail page.