For the 32bit and the 64bit VPS hosting, the CentOS offers an unmatched suitability in comparison to other Linux distributions. Offering support for both the Xen and KVM virtualizations, CentOS VPS hosting is the best choice when it comes choosing the best operating system for VPS hosting.
Among the benefits of using the CentOS VPS hosting is that the operating system is fully optimized for the functioning of the VPS hosting which significantly improves on the efficiency and output. As compared to RHEL, CentOS offers a free and reliable alternative for VPS hosting.
The YUM package manager’s services which have proved to be easy to use and powerful are utilized in the CentOS VPS hosting environment which makes package management very efficient.
It can be said that the CentOS is the open source version of the Rhedart Linux which happens to be an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution that has been developed and distributed by an Enterprise Linux Vendor stationed in North America. The operating system fully conforms to the mainstream redistribution policies by vendors and has a target of being fully compatible to the binary system.
CentOS owes its success from a team of core developers; though still growing, which is in turn fully supported by a number of people from the online community which include the system and network administrators, enterprise users, core Linux contributors, managers and enthusiasts from different parts of the world.
The CentOS is equipped with the most advanced billing platform and hosting control panel, the WHM / cPanel offers standard features for web hosting. So whenever security is of vital importance in your hosting the best option would be the powerful CentOS with cPanel / WHM.
The CentOS VPS servers have the functionality of enabling full root access. This functionality is found in our CentOS VPS and is available in installed operating systems for both CentOS version 5 and version 6.
The Yellowdog Update Manager (YUM) comes with the CentOS and is an added advantage as it provides easy application updating and installation which makes your CentOS an excellent platform for your VPS. With this update manager installing of enterprise services for web hosting has been greatly simplified an the application can be easily accessed on your by typing ‘yum grouplist’ on the command window to see the list of both the available and installed YUM groups.
A virtual private server running on the CentOS provides an efficient, secure and easy Linux platform which also happens to be easy to maintain. This operating system emerges from a lineage of fully functional and well maintained Linux distribution at no cost.
With an experience of several years using CentOS at RouterHosting, we definitely would recommend it as the platform offers unbeatable service for a Linux based virtual private server system.