CentOS is among the most sought after Linux-based server Operating Systems today. It's preferred by countless hosting suppliers, since it's very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it's an open-source OS. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it is also really quick and takes minimal system resources. On top of that, you can install and run any kind of web application, as long as it can function on a Linux computer system. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you can customize any part of your Operating System in accordance with your needs. The fact that CentOS is free of charge also means that you will need to pay just for your server, but not for any sort of license fees, which will lower your overall expenses. A large group of developers and users is behind CentOS, and in case you ever experience any kind of problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a particular task, you'll be able to find a solution very quickly. A significant 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 dependable software environment.