Educate yourself about the CentOS Operating System. Learn why it is the preferred distro of Linux for many web hosting companies.
CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the leading Linux releases for servers and it's regarded as being one of the most reliable and safe Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you'll be able to customize it in whatever way you see fit, adding and removing packages or updating the code of all of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you will not need to pay any kind of license fees, which means that the total price that you'll have to pay for a server running CentOS will be cheaper than the price for a server working with some other OS. What makes CentOS unique among various other Linux releases is its huge developer society, that will help you find the reply to any kind of question or problem you have. Furthermore, each version that is released officially is supported for 10 years, that's is much longer than with any other OS. What this means is routine safety and stability updates which will provide a stable software setting for your web apps in the long run.
CentOS in VPS Web Hosting
CentOS is among the Operating System options offered by our Linux VPS web hosting services
. You will get a fast, well-protected and reliable machine with a 32- or 64-bit OS, according to the selection that you've made through the registration process. You may also select from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin hosting Control Panels - something, which isn't possible with the other Linux distributions. These options give you the opportunity to choose what you would like to do with your VPS - to host your Internet sites and to take care of the entire server as a single very powerful account, or to create different accounts and give access to others if, for instance, you intend to start a web hosting reseller business. When you are more experienced and you need a server with CentOS, however with no additional software that is usually set up on it, you are able to acquire a VPS without Control Panel. This will allow you to fully customize the software environment for your websites.
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 one of the options that you are able to pick through the order process. As the software that you want to use can have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit versions of CentOS. CentOS works with different web hosting Control Panels, so if you obtain a dedicated server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll be able to manage the server like you're managing a single large account, and with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you're able to have different accounts for the domains which you host and can even start a reseller business, since both the Control Panels offer this a functionality. When you add our Managed Services upgrade, we will also perform OS updates every week and will make sure that your server is safe and it has the most up-to-date software all the time, so as to guarantee the optimum performance for your web sites.