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Price Reductions on Starts/Stops and Free-tier Expansion

We are happy to announce two things today, both of which should help lower your costs with Skeddly.

Lowering Start/Stop Prices for Smaller EC2 Instances

We have lowered the cost of the “Start EC2 Instance” and “Stop EC2 Instance” actions for the following EC2 instance types:

  • t1.micro
  • m1.small
  • m3.medium
  • c3.large
  • r3.large

The cost reduction is down 80% from $0.15 to $0.03 per execution.

Adding More to the Free-tier

The free-tier now includes 31 executions of each of the “Start EC2 Instance” and “Stop EC2 Instance” actions, for each of the following EC2 instance types:

  • t1.micro
  • m1.small
  • m3.medium
  • c3.large
  • r3.large

That means you can run the “Start EC2 Instance” action 31 times for a t1.micro for free AND you can run the “Start EC2 Instance” action 31 times for a m1.small for free AND you can run the “Stop EC2 Instance” action 31 times for a m1.small for free AND …

Please see our pricing page for full updated pricing information.

These changes are effective May 1, 2014 and all users, new and existing, will benefit from them.