03-04-2017 06:59 PM
Although SAS UE is free for the first year, costs are incurred the year after.
It looks like it costs $15/month US to keep the instance running full time.
If you delete your install, make sure to delete any instances/storage space as well otherwise you'll still end up paying. Two lessons learned:
1. Check status of Instances when deleting apps
2. Check bills when they come in so you don't find out you've been paying $15/month, several months, for something you don't use
03-04-2017 08:38 PM
Interesting! I've been using it for 3 years now and have never been charged anything. However, I didn't signup with AWS but, rather, simply downloaded everything directly from SAS.
Art, CEO, AnalystFinder.com
03-04-2017 09:23 PM
SAS UE using VirtualBox or VMWare is fully free.
When you set it up on AWS it creates an instance of a computer and a storage space that allow the Virtual app to run in the cloud.
I deleted the machine instance not the storage space. It's possible it's from something else but I doubt it.