Find out more about the CentOS Linux distribution and why it is the OS preferred by a lot of hosting companies.
CentOS is short for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the best Linux releases for servers and it's well known as one of the most reliable and secure Operating Systems on the market. CentOS is open-source software, so you'll be able to personalize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or changing the code of any of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you will not need to pay any license fees, meaning that the overall price that you'll need to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be lower than the price for a server running an alternative OS. What makes CentOS stand out among various other Linux releases is its huge developer community, that will help you find the reply to any kind of question or problem you might have. Furthermore, each version which is released officially is supported for ten years, that is is longer than with any other OS. This means regular security and stability updates which will provide a dependable software environment for all of your web apps in the long run.
CentOS in Dedicated Web Hosting
When you need a dedicated server
with CentOS, you can take advantage of the plans that we offer, due to the fact that this Operating System is one of the options that you are able to choose through the order process. As the software that you would like to run can have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit versions of CentOS. CentOS is compatible with different website hosting Control Panels, and if you get a dedicated server with our Hepsia Control Panel, you can control the server as if you're controlling a single very large account, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you'll be able to have separate accounts for the domain names
which you host and can even start a reseller business, as the two Control Panels feature this a functionality. If you add our Managed Services upgrade, we will also perform OS upgrades every week and will ensure that your server is safe and it has the latest software all the time, to ensure the best possible performance for your websites.