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Amazon AWS – 21st Price Reduction

The price reduction is limited to US East (N. Virginia) and US West (Oregon)

The price reduction is limited to US East (N. Virginia) and US West (Oregon).

Here is a comparison of prevailing prices at Jan-2010, Mar-2012 and Nov-2012.

Jan-10 Mar-12 Nov-12
On-Demand Instances Small – Linux – N. Virginia $0.085 $0.080 $0.065
Quadruple Extra Large – Windows – N. California $3.160 $2.504 $2.504
Data Transfer – In Free till June 2010 Free Free
Data Transfer – Out Per GB depending on the total monthly volume $0.1 to $0.17 $0.05 to $0.12
1st 1GB Free
$0.05 to $0.12
1st 1GB Free
Storage (EBS) Per allocated GB per month $0.10 $0.10 $0.10
I/O Requests Per million I/O $0.10 $0.10 $0.10

Here is a more detailed analysis on past price reduction.

A Snapshot of the On-Demand pricing as it exists now (November 2012)

I will be able to use this in future for comparison!

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Udayan Banerjee is CTO at NIIT Technologies Ltd, an IT industry veteran with more than 30 years' experience. He blogs at http://setandbma.wordpress.com.
The blog focuses on emerging technologies like cloud computing, mobile computing, social media aka web 2.0 etc. It also contains stuff about agile methodology and trends in architecture. It is a world view seen through the lens of a software service provider based out of Bangalore and serving clients across the world. The focus is mostly on...

  • Keep the hype out and project a realistic picture
  • Uncover trends not very apparent
  • Draw conclusion from real life experience
  • Point out fallacy & discrepancy when I see them
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