Discover why numerous web hosts go with CentOS as their first choose for a server OS.
CentOS is amongst the most popular Linux-based server Operating Systems nowadays. It is preferred by a large number of website hosting service providers, because it's very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it is freely customizable, because it's an open-source OS. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it's also really quick and takes negligible system resources. Furthermore, you are able to install and run any web app, provided that it can operate on a Linux device. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you will be able to edit any part of your Operating System according to your preferences. The fact that CentOS is absolutely free does mean that you'll have to pay just for your server, but not for any kind of license fees, that will reduce your overall expenses. A huge team of developers and users is behind CentOS, and if you ever experience any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a certain task, you will be able to find a solution right away. A significant advantage of the OS is also the fact that every release is officially supported and updated for a minimum of 10 years, so you will always have a secure and reliable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Servers
If you acquire one of our VPS server
packages, you'll see CentOS as one of the Operating System choices on the signup page. You can decide to set up either the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of CentOS, based on the software that you would like to set up later. In contrast to other Linux releases, CentOS supports different hosting Control Panels as well, so you will be able to choose Hepsia, cPanel or DirectAdmin, each of which can be installed during the VPS creation, as well as web server software, MySQL server software, and so on. When you need a VPS for a different purpose or if you'd like to install different software on it, you are able to order the server without Control Panel and you will acquire a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from us, you'll have a secure and reliable website hosting service for all your web sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
If you decide to obtain one of the dedicated server
plans that we offer, you will be able to pick the CentOS Operating System for your machine. Since it is very light and fast, you will be able to utilize all the system resources for your website. CentOS supports all 3 hosting Control Panels which we offer - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. This way, you'll be able to use the dedicated server for any type of purpose - to host all your personal websites in a single account, to create separate Control Panels for each domain name
or even to resell web hosting packages to other people. Also, you can acquire a server with no Control Panel and set up any custom-made software which you need, in place of the default applications that we install on each machine that is ordered with a Control Panel. If you add our optional Managed Services bundle throughout the signup process or at any later time, we will perform weekly CentOS updates besides the other things which are part of the package.