Good news for global students! If you are a student (current active student having a .edu email account), you can get a FREE Azure cloud computing account from Microsoft today! The free account includes:
- Free Azure Web App Service
- Free MySQL Database from ClearDB
- Free App Insights
- Free VS Online Service
With these, you can build and host a web site using MySQL (e.g. host a WordPress web site) with NO cost!
For more details visit http://scottge.net/2015/06/30/get-free-microsoft-azure-account-if-you-are-a-student/.