Good news for global students! If you are a student (current active student having a .edu email account), you can get a FREE Azure cloud computing account from Microsoft today! The free account includes:
- Free Azure Web App Service
- Free MySQL Database from ClearDB
- Free App Insights
- Free VS Online Servce
With these, you can build and host a web site using MySQL (e.g. a WordPress web site) with NO cost!
You do need to pass the ‘student verification’ to receive this amazingly free offer. According to Microsoft, here is the definition of ‘school’ and 5 verification methods.
- For academic status verification ‘school’ is defined to include ‘schools, universities, colleges, technical/STEM schools, and other academic schools’ throughout the verification process.
After the successful verification, you can explore all Microsoft offerings for Students, including the above mentioned free Azure offering, as well as the free Xamarin for Students, the free GitHub Student Developer Pack, many Microsoft softwares, and free pluralsight trainings.
Apply today at https://www.dreamspark.com/Product/Product.aspx?productid=99