Is SAS University Edition free on Amazon Web Services Marketplace?


There is no software cost for SAS University Edition on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. However, AWS Marketplace typically charges for usage of and storage in the instances that you create. AWS Marketplace does offer the AWS Free Tier to qualified users. SAS University Edition can be run in the t2.micro instance that is eligible for the AWS Free Tier.

Because there are situations that can incur a charge, you are required to provide credit card information when you create your AWS account. You might incur charges from Amazon in the following cases:

  • You do not qualify for the AWS Free Tier.
  • You choose to create an instance that uses more CPU, memory, storage, and networking capacity than the free t2.micro instance. The default instance type is t2.micro and should be suitable for SAS University Edition.
  • You exceed the AWS Free Tier allocation. 

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