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  • September 17, 2019

Oracle Cloud Always Free Tier

Allen Wangu
Cloud Consultant


Oracle announced yesterday Monday 16th September at the Oracle Open World that Oracle Cloud infrastructure will now have an Always Free Tier called Always Free service which will include Oracle Autonomous Database plus the existing $300 30 days Free Trial.


This will provide innovators, students, developers to build, test and deploy applications on Oracle Cloud free of charge for an unlimited time. Here are the services that will be available:

  • 2 Autonomous Databases (Autonomous Data Warehouse or Autonomous Transaction Processing), each with 1 OCPU and 20 GB storage 
  • 2 Compute VMs, each with 1/8 OCPU and 1 GB memory 
  • 2 Block Volumes, 100 GB total, with up to 5 free backups 
  • 10 GB Object Storage, 10 GB Archive Storage, and 50,000/month API requests 
  • 1 Load Balancer, 10 Mbps bandwidth 
  • 10 TB/month Outbound Data Transfer 
  • 500 Million ingestion Datapoints and 1 Billion Datapoints for Monitoring Service 
  • 1 million Notification delivery options per month and 1000 emails per month

To sign up simply got oracle.com/cloud/free

Current paying customers who use Oracle Universal Credits and run in a supported commercial OCI Data Region will see new Always Free services added to their accounts automatically – no new sign up required.

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