Google Cloud, Day 3: I get charged for Cloud Services

As I noted earlier, I dabbled a bit with Google Cloud Services, even though I had no idea what it was or what it would do for me.

It's be a couple of days since I got it to do  the simplest of tests.

One of the requirements, when I signed up, was to add a billing method.
Now, I owe, Google says.

Dec 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2013
$0.75 $0.00 $0.75
Dec 1 -
Dec 31
Google SQL Service IP address idling - hour: 30 Hours (Project:559850647429)
0.30 0.75
Dec 1 -
Dec 31
Google SQL Service D0 usage - hour: 16 Hours (Project:559850647429)
0.40 0.45
Dec 1 -
Dec 31
Google Compute Generic Micro instance with burstable CPU, no scratch disk: 124 Minutes (Project:559850647429)
0.04 0.05
Dec 1 -
Dec 31
Google SQL Service Disk Usage: 0.062 GB-month (Project:559850647429)
0.01 0.01
Dec 1
Starting balance
Nov 1, 2013 - Nov 30, 2013
No transactions for this date range
Oct 1, 2013 - Oct 31, 2013
No transactions for this date range

It was not entirely clear what I'd be paying for with these services.

There was the SQL service.
And there was the Compute service.
And there was a the use of a static IP address.

Each was only supposed to cost a few cents, possibly only when they were being "used" or possibly by the hour. Honestly, it was kind of confusing, and I figured it wouldn't cost much to experiment.
I chose the least expensive options which offered the least amount of resources (GB of memory for storage and computing).

I cancelled the Compute service almost immediately because it just seemed like a difficult-to-connect-to web server. I opted to use my own web server for the SQL connection test; which worked fine.

Other than that, I've done nothing.

So, the pennies are adding up. 
75 cents for just a couple of days of inactivity -- I imagine that ends up being hundreds of dollars per year. 
Thinking this is not worth the cost, right now, since I'm not selling anything or offering  AdSense any space. 
I could disconnect the static IP, but then what good is the SQL account if you can't connect to it remotely?

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