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50-75% cheaper compute than traditional PaaS

AWS pricing is slightly more complex, but you gain tremendous savings and advantages

Per-service + AWS cost

Single user

Free

  • 1 user

  • Commercial use

  • GitHub organizations

  • GitHub collaborators

Welcome indie hackers

You're still responsible for any AWS costs. See AWS free tier details.

Starter

$49/month

Includes 5 services then
+$15/service

  • Multiple users

  • Preview environments

  • Slack notifications

  • Role-based access control

Try 14 days free

No credit card required

Business

$249/month

Includes 10 services then
+$30/service

  • Multiple users

  • Preview environments

  • Slack notifications

  • Role-based access control

Try 14 days free

No credit card required

Custom

Enterprise

  • Premium support

  • Custom pricing

  • SLAs

  • Account manager

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How does this compare to other PaaS?

Here's a realistic example to compare

FlightcontrolRenderRailwayHeroku
Web server

2 vCPU / 4 GB

2 instances

$72$170$160$500*
Background worker

2 vCPU / 4 GB

1 instance

$27$85$80$250*
Postgres

20 GB storage

$12$20$15$50
Redis

20 GB storage

$24$32$15$30
Total infra cost$135$307$270$830
PaaS subscription
5 users / 4 services
$49 or $249$95 or $145$100$0
Total cost$183 or $384 $402 or $452$370$830

Updated 2024-05-23

Fully understand the AWS costs

Servers

You can deploy to ECS+EC2 or ECS+Fargate.
EC2 is cheaper and more customizable. Fargate is simpler.

EC2

$3/month and up

See instance prices
Fargate

CPU

$29/vCPU

Memory

$3.20/GB

*Varies slightly by region

+ ~$17/month for the load balancer

Static sites

~$0/month

Databases

$12/month and up, depending on size

See instance prices

Redis

$24/month and up, depending on size

See instance prices
*Multiply instance cost by 2

Live AWS cost display

In our dashboard, see exactly how much each project, environment, and service is costing

An interface showing AWS cost

How does Flightcontrol cost scale?

An interface showing AWS cost

Free hosting with the AWS free tier

Your AWS account must be < 1 year old with no other infra.
Create a new AWS account if needed.

1 server instance

Target: ECS+EC2

Instance size: t2.micro or t3.micro depending on region

1 database

Size: db.t2.micro, db.t3.micro, or db.t4g.micro

Many static sites

Limited only by 1TB bandwidth and 5GB S3 storage

*you may incur cost of a few dollars per month from builds

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