Educate yourself about the CentOS Operating System. Discover why it is the preferred distro of Linux for a number of hosting companies.
CentOS is one of the most widely used Operating Systems for website hosting servers. It is one of the numerous Linux releases out there, however what differentiates it from all the rest is the long-term support, which ensures that you will always have a stable and secure Operating System. Every CentOS version that is released is supported for 10 years, which is longer than with any other OS out there. CentOS also has a much more numerous developer community than other distributions, therefore in the event you experience any problem or have some questions, you'll be able to quickly discover the data that you need. CentOS is considered to be among the best server Operating Systems, as it is very stable and secure, that makes it really reliable even when you host private info. Since it is open-source, you can modify every part of it and customize it according to your needs, not to mention that the total cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, as you won't have to pay license fees of any sort.
CentOS in VPS Hosting
When you purchase one of our virtual private server
packages, you'll see CentOS as one of the Operating System selections on the registration page. You'll be able to choose to install either the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of CentOS, according to the software that you would like to install later. In contrast to other Linux releases, CentOS supports different website hosting Control Panels as well, so you will be able to select 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. If you'd like to have a VPS for a different purpose or if you want different software on it, you are 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 our company, you will enjoy a secure and reliable website hosting service for your Internet sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Web Hosting
CentOS is among the Operating Systems which we offer with all of our dedicated server
plans. Throughout the signup process, you can pick from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS and ensure that the software environment on your new server matches the requirements of the apps that you intend to set up. Compared to other Operating Systems, CentOS will also allow you to choose between several hosting Control Panels, depending on what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for instance, you are able to control the whole server like an individual account regardless of the number of domain names
which you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you're able to make an independent account for each domain, which will give you the opportunity to start a web hosting reseller business. In case you don't pick any Control Panel, you will get the server with CentOS only, since the software that comes with the Control Panels will not be installed. We also supply weekly OS updates as part of our Managed Services package, so you won't have to invest effort and time downloading and setting up the most up-to-date and most protected software on the dedicated server.