Find out more about the CentOS Linux distribution and why it has become the OS preferred by a lot of hosting providers.
CentOS is among the most popular Linux-based server Operating Systems today. It is preferred by a large number of website hosting suppliers, 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, because it is also very quick and takes negligible system resources. Furthermore, you can install and run any web application, provided that it can function on a Linux equipment. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you're able to customize any part of the Operating System according to your specifications. The fact that CentOS is provided for free also means that you'll need to pay for your server, but not for any sort of license fees, that will reduce your overall expenses. A huge team of developers and users stands behind CentOS, and if you ever experience any kind of problems, or you are simply not sure how to perform a certain task, you'll be able to discover a solution in no time. An important advantage 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 Web Hosting
If you order one of our virtual private server
packages, you will see CentOS as one of the Operating System selections on the sign-up page. You can choose to run either the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of CentOS, depending on the software that you need to set up later. In contrast to 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 through the VPS creation, as well as web server software, MySQL server software, and so on. When you'd like to have a VPS for a different purpose or if you want different software on it, you're able to order your server with no Control Panel and you'll obtain a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from our company, you'll have a secure and reliable website hosting service for all of your web sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers Hosting
When you need a dedicated server
with CentOS, you can take advantage of the plans that we offer, because this OS is on the list of options which you can choose through the order process. As the software that you want to use may have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit releases of CentOS. CentOS is compatible with a variety of hosting Control Panels, so if you acquire a dedicated server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll be able to manage the server like you're controlling a single large account, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you will be able to have individual accounts for the domain names
which you host and can even start a reseller business, as both the Control Panels feature such a functionality. When you add our Managed Services upgrade, we'll also perform OS updates on a weekly basis and will make sure that your server is safe and has the most recent software at all times, in order to ensure the best performance for your Internet sites.