In this article, I’m going to show you how to save money on free discord bot hosting by setting up a free hosting service on Oracle Cloud.
Oracle Cloud offers free hosting for all your discord bots. The best part? Your bot can be accessed from any device, anywhere in the world. Sign up for Oracle Cloud now.
This article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to create a cloud VPS for free.
After reading this article, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to build your own cloud VPS in Oracle Cloud.
What Are Always FREE Cloud Services?
2 AMD-based Compute VMs with 1/8 OCPU and 1 GB memory each.
4 Arm-based Ampere A1 cores and 24 GB of memory usable as one VM or up to 4 VMs.
2 Block Volumes Storage, 200 GB total.
10 GB Object Storage.
10 GB Archive Storage.
Resource Manager: managed Terraform.
5 OCI Bastions.
Your choice of Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing, Autonomous Data Warehouse, Autonomous JSON Database, or APEX Application Development. Two databases total, each with 1 OCPU and 20 GB storage.
NoSQL Database with 133 million reads per month, 133 million writes per month, 25 GB storage per table, up to 3 tables.
More Details: https://www.oracle.com/in/cloud/free/
Step 1: Sign-Up For Free discord bot hosting?
It takes about 10 minutes to fully provision your account, but once it is completed, you’ll receive an email informing you that it’s ready to go. You can log in with your email and password at the following URL:
Step 2: Login into Oracle Cloud Console?
After you’ve successfully logged in, you will land on the OCI Console:
Step 3: Create A FREE Compute Instance (Linux)?
Go to the Navigation Menu under Core Infrastructure, click on ‘Compute’, and then Instance.
Step 4: Configure the always free instance
Select ‘Compartment’, & click on ‘Create Instance’. Fill out the required information.
You can change the image source by clicking on ‘Change Image Source’. Also, click on ‘Show Shape’, and Network & Storage Options for more options.
Click on “change image” to Change the Linux Distribution of your choice
Create a new virtual cloud Network
Generate & download new SSH key pairs
Specify a custom boot volume size and click on Create
Once the instance is ready, then you can access the machine using ssh from the terminal or using Putty software from windows.
Step 5: Connect to Your Server to setup Free discord bot
Login to your Ubuntu 20.04 VPS via SSH as the root user (or as the user with root privileges):
ssh -i ssh-key-XXX.key root@IP_Address
Of course, you will need to replace “
IP_Address" with your actual server IP address and SSH port number.
Once logged in, make sure that your server is up-to-date by running the following commands:
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 6: Deploy Your App (Bot)
Now the machine is yours and now you can host a discord bot for Free forever.
This video shows how to host a discord bot on AWS which provides only 12 months for the free tier.
The process applies the same as shown on the video and the hosting provider is different.
Your Oracle Cloud VPS is a compute instance that can be used to run your own applications, scaling up or down as needed. With a VPS, you have the flexibility and scalability of running your own workloads on Oracle Cloud infrastructure, with no upfront investment in hardware or software.