Discover why many hosting suppliers go with CentOS as their first pick for a web server OS.
CentOS is one of the most sought after Linux-based server Operating Systems nowadays. It is employed by a lot of web hosting suppliers, because it is very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it's an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, as it's also very quick and takes negligible system resources. On top of that, you can set up and run any web application, provided that it can run on a Linux device. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you're able to adjust any part of your Operating System according to your specifications. The fact that CentOS is provided for free does mean that you will need to pay just for your server, but not for any kind of license fees, that will cut down your overall expenses. A vast team of developers and users is behind CentOS, therefore if you ever encounter any kind of problems, or you're simply not sure how to perform a specific task, you will be able to discover a solution in no time. An important benefit of the OS is also the fact that each and every release is officially supported and updated for at least ten years, so that you'll always have a safe and stable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Servers
If you get one of our VPS server
plans, you'll see CentOS as one of the Operating System choices on the registration page. You'll be able to choose to install either the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of CentOS, depending on the software that you want to install later. Unlike other Linux releases, CentOS supports different website hosting Control Panels as well, so you can select Hepsia, cPanel or DirectAdmin, each of which can be installed through the VPS creation, along with web server software, MySQL server software, etc. When you need a VPS for a different purpose or if you need different software on it, you're able to order your server without Control Panel and you will get a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from us, you'll have a protected and reliable website hosting service for all of your Internet sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
When you need a dedicated server
with CentOS, you can take advantage of the plans that we offer, because this OS is one of the options which you can pick through the order process. As the software that you intend to run can have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit versions of CentOS. CentOS is compatible with various web hosting Control Panels, so if you get a dedicated server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you will be able to control the server like you're managing one very large account, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you can have different accounts for the domains
which you host and can even start a reseller business, since both the Control Panels feature such a functionality. In case you add the Managed Services upgrade, we'll also perform OS updates weekly and will make sure that your server is protected and has the latest software all the time, in order to guarantee the best possible performance for your Internet sites.