Discover more about the CentOS Linux distribution and why it is the OS of choice for several hosting providers.
CentOS is among the most popular Linux-based server Operating Systems on the market. It's used by lots of hosting service providers, because it is very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it is freely customizable, since it is an open-source OS. CentOS is used for production servers, because it is also very quick and takes negligible system resources. Furthermore, you can install and run any kind of web app, as long as it can run on a Linux machine. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you will be able to modify any part of the Operating System according to your needs. The fact that CentOS is absolutely free also means that you'll have to pay for your server, and not for any license fees, that will reduce your overall expenses. A vast community of developers and users stands behind CentOS, so if you ever experience any problems, or you're simply not sure how to perform a certain task, you'll be able to discover a solution in no time. An important benefit of the OS is also the fact that each and every version is officially supported and updated for no less than ten years, so that you will always have a safe and reliable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Hosting
CentOS is accessible with every single virtual private server
that we offer and you'll be able to select it through the order process from among several other Operating Systems. Depending on the software which you need to set up and run, you are able to pick between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version and your new VPS will be online soon after that. CentOS supports all three web hosting Control Panels which we provide - cPanel, DirectAdmin and Hepsia. This will help you choose if you want to employ the server for your own Internet sites and to manage it as one large account, or if you want to be able to make a variety of website hosting accounts and resell them to others. Of course, you may also obtain a VPS with no Control Panel and you'll get a server with an Operating System and the Apache web server software, but no other thing on it, so that you can install only the software that you need for your apps.
CentOS in Dedicated Web Hosting
You're able to acquire CentOS with each and every dedicated server
that we provide, as 32-bit and 64-bit releases of the OS are some of the options which you will be able to choose on our registration page. CentOS is compatible with all three web hosting Control Panels that we supply, so that you will be able to select Hepsia, DirectAdmin or cPanel to be set up on the server. The first one is appropriate for less experienced users that need a powerful website hosting solution, due to the fact that a Hepsia-equipped server is managed like a single large account, whereas the other two Control Panels allow you to create various website hosting accounts on the server and even to resell the hosting space. If you need CentOS without any additional software, you're able to select a server setup without Control Panel at all. After that you can add only the software that you need. We also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that features weekly CentOS updates.