Testing free tiers of Azure and AWS [EN]

I’ve heard and read a lot about Microsoft’s and Amazon’s cloud services, but never really had to look into them. On my previous job we only just have started using local provider’s cloud services and Azure was only on our minds. So, being a complete noob in this area i have decided to give it a try, especially as i have found out they have a temporary free tier or trial modes. I also needed to run a few tests on recent Windows Server versions for www.igniterealtime.org products (Openfire) and i didn’t want to pirate just to be able to install into my virtual machine. This won’t be a helpful read for seasoned cloud users, but might be insightful for those thinking to dip their toes into this. Especially on the “free” matter. Read More