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Aws RDS Free Tier: How to

Aws provide free tier for Postgres, MySQl,...

What are free?

Free tier specs can be found here

https://aws.amazon.com/rds/free/

Bascially, you get

db.t2.micro - 1GB instance

20GB SSD

Information are clear. However, default configuration are not for free tier.

If you don't choose it correctly, you will end up with being charged (a lot).

How to create a new RDS DB with free tier configuration?

First, go to services, search for RDS

Choose create new DB.

Don't choose Amazon Aurora. It's default option, it's very good but. It does not support free tier

When choosing non-Aurora. In the list of template, there is a new template for Free-Tier

Now you can see that the only option that you can choose is : db.t2.micro and Multi A-Z deployment is disabled.