Discover more about the CentOS Linux distribution and why it is the OS of choice for many hosting companies.
CentOS is one of the most widely used Operating Systems for hosting servers. It is one of the many Linux distributions out there, however what distinguishes it from all the others is the long-term support, which ensures that you will always have a dependable and safe OS. Every CentOS version that is released is supported for ten years, which is a lot longer than with almost every other OS available on the market. CentOS also has a much larger developer community than other distributions, so in the event you experience any kind of problem or have any questions, you will be able to instantly find the information that you need. CentOS is regarded as one of the best server Operating Systems, as it's very stable and secure, which makes it very reliable even when you host confidential info. Since it is open-source, you're able to modify every part of it and customize it according to your requirements, not to mention that the overall cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, as you won't have to pay license fees of any sort.
CentOS in VPS Web Hosting
If you order one of our virtual private server plans, you'll see CentOS as one of the Operating System selections on the signup page. You're able to choose to install either the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of CentOS, determined by the software that you'd like to install later. Unlike other Linux distributions, CentOS supports different website 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, etcetera. When you'd like to have a VPS for another purpose or if you want different software on it, you'll be able to order your server with no Control Panel and you'll acquire a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from us, you will enjoy a protected and reliable hosting service for all of your Internet sites.