Amazon makes it possible to try their cloud servers for a year for free. This article shows you how to take full advantage of this offer and use it for a Metatrader setup in the Cloud. This is a service provided by a hosting provider, where a fraction of a large physical network server in a datacenter is rented and set up as a single network server with its own dedicated Operating System. You get a lot of the benefits a dedicated server would provide, but because cost and capacity are split - cost is a lot lower than renting a dedicated server. Contrary to a Cloud Storage solution like eg.
Google Cloud Platform
What is a VPS?
Lightsail is an easy-to-use virtual private server VPS that offers you everything needed to build an application or website, plus a cost-effective, monthly plan. Lightsail is ideal for simpler workloads, quick deployments, and getting started on AWS. Easily deploy a web application with a few clicks. Quickly create a website that shines. Create and customize your blog, e-commerce, or personal website with Lightsail's pre-configured applications like WordPress, Magento, Plesk, and Joomla. Run your open source and commercial software for your business, with ease. Lightsail helps you quickly launch your line-of-business software, like file storage and sharing, backups, financial and accounting software, and much more. Spin up a developer or test environment in seconds.
Types of offers
This guide gives you the steps needed to get an EC2 instance setup on the free tier. A VPS is a virtual private server. This is a small server with limited virtual hardware but they are powerful enough to host a website, teamspeak server, or anything else you would normally do with a VPS. The advantage of a VPS is being the only tenant on it. Normally in shared hosting you are required to share an IP with sometimes hundreds of other tenants.