CentOS is among the most popular Linux-based server Operating Systems to choose from. It's used by various hosting suppliers, since it is very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it's an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it is also very fast and takes minimal system resources. In addition, you'll be able to install and run any kind of web application, provided that it can operate on a Linux computer system. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you'll be able to edit any part of the Operating System according to your preferences. The fact that CentOS is provided for free means that you will need to pay only for your server, but not for any kind of license fees, which will lower your overall expenses. A huge team of developers and users stands behind CentOS, therefore in case you ever experience any problems, or you are simply unsure how to perform a specific task, you'll be able to discover a solution quickly. An important advantage of the OS is also the fact that every release is officially supported and updated for no less than 10 years, so you will always have a safe and stable software environment.