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Oracle Cloud Free Tier

Try Always Free cloud services and get a 30-day trial

Build, test, and deploy applications on Oracle Cloud—for free. Sign up once, get access to two free offers.

Getting Started with the Oracle Cloud Console

What's included with Oracle Cloud Free Tier? *

Always Free

Services you can use for an unlimited time.

  • Two Oracle Autonomous Databases with powerful tools like Oracle Application Express (APEX) and Oracle SQL Developer
  • Two Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute VMs; Block, Object, and Archive Storage; Load Balancer and data egress; Monitoring and Notifications

30-day Free Trial

US$300 in free credits.

  • Access to a wide range of Oracle Cloud services for 30 days, including Databases, Analytics, Compute, and Container Engine for Kubernetes
  • Up to eight instances across all available services
  • Up to 5 TB of storage

Oracle Cloud Advantage over Amazon Web Services

Get more with Oracle Cloud Free Tier

Oracle Cloud Free Tier

Always Free
  • 2 Autonomous Databases, 20 GB each
  • Compute VMs
  • 100 GB block volume
  • 10 GB object storage

AWS Free Tier

Free for 12 Months
  • 1 database, 20 GB
  • Compute VMs
  • 30 GB block volume
  • 5 GB object storage

Consistently less expensive than AWS


the cost for outbound bandwidth


better compute price/performance


lower compute costs for HPC


the IOPS for half of the price

Two cloud offers in one

Sign up for a cloud account today to receive always-free access to compute virtual machines, object storage, data egress, and other essential building blocks developers need to create applications on top of Oracle Autonomous Database.

Plus get US$300 of free credits for 30 days to use even more services to prototype your own applications, run machine learning models in notebooks, or try software from Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

How it works

Use your Always Free resources as long as you want with no time constraints—subject only to the capacity limits noted. When your 30-day trial period for the expanded set of services ends, you can continue using Always Free services with no interruption.

Always Free and Free Trial instances can be seamlessly upgraded to paid at any time. Existing Oracle Cloud customers have access to Always Free services automatically—no new sign up required.

What are Always Free cloud services?


2 Compute virtual machines with 1/8 OCPU and 1 GB memory each.

2 Block Volumes Storage, 100 GB total.

10 GB Object Storage.

10 GB Archive Storage.

Resource Manager: managed Terraform.


Your choice of Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing or Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse. Two databases total, each with 1 OCPU and 20 GB storage.

NoSQL Database with 133 million reads per month, 133 million writes per month, 25 GB storage per table, up to 3 tables.


Monitoring: 500 million ingestion datapoints, 1 billion retrieval datapoints.

Notifications: 1 million sent through https per month, 1000 sent through email per month.

Service Connector Hub: 2 service connectors.

Additional services

Load Balancer: 1 instance, 10 Mbps.

Outbound Data Transfer: 10 TB per month.

What can I try with my Oracle Cloud Free Trial credits?



3,500 hours, 1.5 TB of storage. High-performance VMs and bare metal servers.


5 TB storage. Object and block storage to store and access data at scale.


3,500 hours of compute for managed Kubernetes and 2 TB of storage for highly available Docker registry. Pay only for resources in your secure and isolated cloud partition.


112 million invocations and 20 million gigabyte memory-seconds of execution time.

Load Balancer

3,500 hours. Automatically distribute traffic and deliver scalability and fault tolerance.


1,400 hours. Connect your data center to the cloud with a private network.


Autonomous Transaction Processing

3,338 hours, 2 TB of Oracle Exadata storage. Mission-critical transaction processing made effortless; the future of database in the cloud.

Autonomous JSON Database

3,338 hours, 2 TB of Oracle Exadata storage. A JSON database built for developers, featuring document API’s and ACID transactions.

Autonomous Data Warehouse

3,338 hours, 2 TB of Oracle Exadata storage. Get your data warehouse deployed in seconds. Fully managed, preconfigured, and optimized.

NoSQL Database Cloud

5.3 billion reads, 5.3 billion writes, 450 GB storage. Dynamically provision your read, write, or storage units. Get up and running in minutes.

MySQL Database Service

5,760 hours, 750 GB storage. The world's most popular open source database. 100% developed, managed, and supported by the MySQL team.


3,200 hours, 500 GB of storage. The most complete, integrated, and secure database for any deployment.

Database Backup

5 TB of Oracle Database backups. A secure, scalable, on-demand storage solution for backing up your Oracle Database to the cloud.

Application Development

Application Development

1,700 hours, 250 GB storage. Fully managed Oracle Weblogic server.


3,500 hours of compute for managed Kubernetes and 2 TB of storage for highly available Docker registry. Pay only for resources in your secure and isolated cloud partition.


112 million invocations and 20 million gigabyte memory-seconds of execution time.

Digital Assistant

110,000 requests. Build a simple FAQ chatbot or a sophisticated digital assistant for ERP, HCM, CX, etc., and for popular conversational interfaces like Facebook Messenger or Amazon Alexa.

Mobile Hub

110,000 requests. Develop mobile apps and chatbots with Oracle as the back end.

Visual Builder

4,700 hours. Rapidly create and deploy engaging web and mobile apps directly from the browser using a visual browser-based development environment.

WebLogic Server

620 hours of Oracle WebLogic Server running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Visual Builder Studio

3,500 hours of compute and 1.5 TB of storage for visual app development and CI/CD. Free 20 GB of storage for Git repositories, issue tracking, agile dashboard, and wikis.


Analytics Cloud

4,700 hours. The most comprehensive analytics in the cloud.

Data Science

4,700 hours. Build, train, deploy, and manage machine learning models. The platform makes data science collaborative, scalable, and powerful.

Content and Experience

Content and Experience
Content and Experience Cloud

1,700 enterprise user hours, 1 TB storage. Cloud-based content hub to drive omnichannel content management.

WebCenter Portal

1,100 hours, 400 GB storage. Secure enterprise portals in the cloud.

Management and Security

Management and Security

3,500 hours. A suite of management services which leverage machine learning and big data techniques to provide smarter insight and enable swifter action.


10 GB storage. Logging is an intuitive, centralized platform for all types of logs.

Logging Analytics

10 GB storage. Logging Analytics is a machine learning-based cloud service for log data from on-premises and multicloud environments.

Service Connector Hub

2 service connectors. Service Connector Hub helps cloud engineers manage and move data between Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) services and from OCI to third-party services.


10,000 consumer users. Add user authentication to your apps.



248 hours. Application integration with adapter connectivity and process automation.


1,700 hours, 250 GB storage. Build and deploy SOA-based applications.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What is Oracle Cloud Free Tier?

    Oracle Cloud Free Tier allows you to sign up for an Oracle Cloud account which provides a number of Always Free services and a Free Trial with US$300 of free credit to use on all eligible Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services for up to 30 days. The Always Free services are available for an unlimited period of time. The Free Trial services may be used until your US$300 of free credits are consumed or the 30 days has expired, whichever comes first.

  • What are Always Free services?

    Always Free services are part of Oracle Cloud Free Tier. Always Free services are available for an unlimited time. Some limitations apply.

    The following services are currently Always Free. If we add Always Free services in the future, you will automatically be able to use those as well.

    • Autonomous Data Warehouse
    • Autonomous Transaction Processing
    • Compute
    • Block Volume
    • Object Storage
    • Archive Storage
    • Load Balancing
    • Monitoring
    • Notifications
    • Outbound Data Transfer
  • Who is eligible for Oracle Cloud Free Tier?

    Anyone who has previously not signed up for Oracle Cloud Free Tier or Free Trial is eligible.

  • Is Oracle Cloud Free Tier available in all countries?

    Yes, Oracle Cloud Free Tier is currently available worldwide. See the data regions page for detailed service availability. If you are unable to find the country or territory you require, please contact Oracle Sales or Cloud Support using the Chat link in the menu bar. The Oracle Sales team can help you sign up for Oracle Cloud Free Tier.

  • How do I sign up for the Oracle Cloud Free Tier?

    You can sign up on the Oracle Cloud Free Tier sign up page.

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* Free Tier is available worldwide. See the data regions page for detailed service availability. US$300 free credits available in select countries and valid for up to 30 days. You can run a maximum of 8 instances across all available services and up to 5 TB of storage during the promotional period. Oracle Cloud credits are consumed at discounted rates during the 30-day promotional period. The capacity limits listed under each service are only estimates and reflect the maximum capacity you can get if you consume your entire credits on one service during the promotional period. The maximum capacity per service you get can be less if you consume multiple services. The list of services and capacity estimates are subject to change. Your credit balance is available to you in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console.