CentOS is one of the most sought after Linux-based server Operating Systems out there. It is employed by a number of web hosting service providers, as it is 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. Also, you'll be able to set up and run any kind of web app, provided that it can run on a Linux device. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you're able to adjust any part of your Operating System according to your preferences. The fact that CentOS is provided for free also means that you'll have to pay only for your server, and not for any license fees, which will reduce your overall expenses. A vast group of developers and users is behind CentOS, so that if you ever have any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a specific task, you will be able to discover a solution in no time. An important advantage of the OS is also the fact that each and every release is officially supported and updated for no less than 10 years, which means that you'll always have a secure and dependable software environment.