What are some alternatives?
Amazon EC2 - Amazon Web Services offers reliable, scalable, and inexpensive cloud computing services. Free to join, pay only for what you use.
000webhost - Zero cost website hosting with PHP, MySQL, Cpanel & no ads!
Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud. Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
ProFreeHost - ProFreeHost is the provider of free and unlimited web hosting along with additional tools and services in the shape of PHP, FTP, cPanel, MySQL, unlimited disk space, unlimited websites hosting, unlimited domains, unlimited bandwidth and much more.
Microsoft Azure - Windows Azure and SQL Azure enable you to build, host and scale applications in Microsoft datacenters.
HelioHost - Community powered free hosting for everyone.