CentOS is amongst the most widely used Linux-based server Operating Systems today. It is employed by lots of web hosting suppliers, because it is very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it is freely customizable, since it's an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it is also really quick and takes negligible resources. Furthermore, you will be able to install and run any web app, provided that it can run on a Linux computer system. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you are able to adjust any part of your Operating System in accordance with your specifications. The fact that CentOS is free means that you'll have to pay just for your server, and not for any sort of license fees, that will decrease your overall expenses. A vast team of developers and users is behind CentOS, so in case you ever experience any kind of problems, or you are simply not sure how to perform a certain task, you can find a solution very quickly. An important advantage of the OS is also the fact that every version is officially supported and updated for a minimum of 10 years, so you will always have a safe and reliable software environment.