CentOS is one of the most preferred Linux-based server Operating Systems to choose from. It's used by lots of web hosting suppliers, as it is very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it is an open-source OS. CentOS is used for production servers, as it's also really quick and takes minimal resources. In addition, you are able to set up and run any kind of web app, provided that it can run on a Linux equipment. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you are able to update any part of your Operating System in accordance with your needs. The fact that CentOS is provided for free also means that you will need to pay for your server, but not for any kind of license fees, that will reduce your overall expenses. A large community of developers and users stands behind CentOS, so if you ever encounter any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a certain task, you will be able to discover a solution very quickly. 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'll always have a secure and dependable software environment.