Get familiar with the CentOS Operating System. Find out why it is the favorite distro of Linux for countless web hosting companies.
CentOS is one of the most widely used Linux-based server Operating Systems to choose from. It is preferred by various hosting service providers, as it is very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it is an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it's also very fast and takes negligible resources. In addition, you're able to install and run any kind of web application, provided that it can function on a Linux equipment. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you'll be able to edit any part of your Operating System according to your preferences. The fact that CentOS is provided for free also means that you'll have to pay for your server, but not for any license fees, that will minimize your overall expenses. A large group of developers and users is behind CentOS, so that in case you ever have any kind of problems, or you're simply not sure how to perform a particular task, you can find a solution quickly. An important advantage of the OS is also the fact that every release is officially supported and updated for no less than 10 years, which means that you'll always have a secure and dependable software environment.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
If you need a dedicated server with CentOS, you can take advantage of the plans that we supply, since this OS is on the list of options that you're able to pick during the registration process. Since the software that you need to use may have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit versions of CentOS. CentOS is compatible with a variety of website hosting Control Panels, which means that if you acquire a dedicated server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll be able to control the server as if you're controlling one large account, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you're able to have distinct accounts for the domains that you host and can even start a reseller business, since the two Control Panels offer this a functionality. If you add our Managed Services upgrade, we will also perform OS upgrades on a weekly basis and will make sure that your server is safe and has the most up-to-date software at all times, so as to guarantee the best performance for your websites.