CentOS is amongst the most widespread Linux-based server Operating Systems today. It is used by a lot of web hosting service providers, since it's very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it can be customized freely, because it's an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it's also very fast and takes negligible resources. On top of that, you will be able to install and run any web app, provided that it can operate on a Linux machine. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you can customize any part of your Operating System according to your preferences. The fact that CentOS is free of charge means that you will have to pay only for your server, but not for any sort of license fees, that will lower your overall expenses. A large group of developers and users stands behind CentOS, so if you ever encounter any kind of problems, or you are simply not sure how to perform a certain task, you can 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 no less than ten years, so that you'll always have a secure and stable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Web Hosting
You will be able to pick CentOS for your new virtual private server during the signup process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit versions, in order to give you the option to choose the one that will be more suitable for the apps that you'd like to install and manage. CentOS supports different web hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, depending on what you'd like to do - to set up a separate account for each domain hosted on your server and even to start your reseller business, or to host all of your domain names together and manage the server as one single account. You'll also have the choice to get your VPS without Control Panel if you need a machine with CentOS, however without the extra software that comes with the Control Panels. This way, you'll be able to set up web or database servers that are different from the default ones which we provide.