Learn more about the CentOS Linux distribution and why it has become the OS of choice for several hosting companies.
CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise OS. This is one of the best Linux distributions for servers and it's regarded as one of the most dependable and protected Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you'll be able to personalize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or updating the code of all 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 more affordable than the price for a server running some other OS. What makes CentOS unique among various other Linux releases is its huge developer community, which will help you find the reply to any question or problem you might have. Furthermore, each version which is released officially is supported for 10 years, that is is a lot longer than with any alternative operating system. This means regular protection and stability updates that will provide a stable software setting for all of your web applications in the long run.
CentOS in VPS Servers
CentOS is one of several Operating System options offered by our VPS servers
. You'll get a quick, risk-free and dependable machine equipped with a 32- or 64-bit OS, depending on the choice that you've made through the registration process. You can also choose from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panels - something, which isn't possible with the other Linux distributions. These options will give you the opportunity to decide what you would like to do with the VPS - to host your own Internet sites and to maintain the server as a single very powerful account, or to generate various accounts and give access to others if, for instance, you want to start a hosting reseller business. When you're more experienced and you need a server with CentOS, however without the additional software that is usually installed on it, you can purchase a VPS without Control Panel. This will enable you to completely customize the software environment for your Internet sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
You're able to get CentOS with each and every dedicated server
that we offer, as 32-bit and 64-bit releases of the OS are some of the options that you will be able to select on the registration page. CentOS is compatible with all three web hosting Control Panels which we offer, which means that you can pick Hepsia, DirectAdmin or cPanel to be set up on your server. The first is suitable for less experienced users who want a powerful hosting solution, since a Hepsia-equipped server is controlled like a large account, whereas the other two Control Panels enable you to generate various website hosting accounts on the server and even to resell the website hosting space. If you need CentOS with no additional software, you are able to pick a server setup with no Control Panel at all. Then you can add only the software that you need. We also offer a Managed Services upgrade, that features weekly CentOS updates.