Learn more about the powerful CentOS, a Red Hat-based distro for you to use on your server.
The words Linux and servers are usually found together. The penguin operating system stands out in this segment for its stability, manageability and gratuity, and as expected, there are Linux distros that stand out in this segment, today we will talk about the powerful CentOS.
Red Hat famous for being a billionaire Open Source software company and one of its flagship products, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is internationally renowned for its quality and robustness, and of course brings support from Red Hat who can be hired.
But why am I talking about Red Hat if the subject is CentOS? Well, it turns out that CentOS basically RHEL, without the official support of Red Hat, that is, has all the power that the red hat system has, but without the charges, can be seen as the community version of Red Hat.
We have prepared a very complete video on the subject so you can better understand how the system works:
CentOS is commonly used by companies seeking stability and a reliable system for their projects such as HostGator, our partner, who uses CentOS extensively on their hosting servers, to give their customers all the peace of mind they need when booking their online presence.
CentOS is free to download from its official website and has 3 different ISO types, the DVD version, the Everything version and the Minimal version, the first full-featured, package-based version that allows you to use the distro even on your desktop if you like, although this is not the exact focus of it, the all-in-one almost self-explanatory version, and includes the software available in the online repositories directly at ISO, creating a mirror Local to the system, the minimal version comes with no interface and is ideal for those who want to create their server from scratch by adding only the desired packages.
Below you will find the reference links to the CentOS documentation so you can download the system to try and learn more about one of the most widely used server systems.
Website: https://www.centos.org/ Download: https://www.centos.org/download Release 7 Release Notes: https: //wiki.centos.org/Manuals/Relea … About CentOS project: https://www.centos.org/about/ CentOS FAQs: https://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/CentOS7 How to contribute: https://wiki.centos.org/Contribute Documentation: https: //www.centos.org/docs/ Doc in Red Hat: https: //access.redhat/documentati … CentOS Wiki: https://wiki.centos.org/ Difference between CentOS ISOs: https://wiki.centos.org/Download
A lot of people compare CentOS to Debian when it comes to stability, perhaps because, like Debian, CentOS is prime for using older, stable packages and deriving from the same solid base as RHEL.
Do you have experience using CentOS? Tell us through the comments what you think about the distro, what are the strengths and weaknesses in your opinion.
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