Sudeep Chauhan, founder of startup Milkie Way, suffered a bad case of bill shock when a test with a $7.00 billing budget and a free database plan on Google Cloud platform (GCP) generated a $72,000 invoice overnight.
Google Cloud (over)Run: How a free trial experiment ended with a $72,000 bill overnight
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That’s one way to learn I suppose
They should have used a BEAM language and got a couple of dedicated servers
Yes, they learnt the lesson a hard way, but they learnt it very well.