CentOS is among the most preferred Linux-based server Operating Systems to choose from. It is preferred by a number of hosting suppliers, as it's very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it is freely customizable, since it is an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it is also very quick and takes negligible resources. Furthermore, you will be able to set up and run any kind of web app, provided that it can run on a Linux equipment. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you can update any part of your Operating System according to your requirements. The fact that CentOS is provided for free means that you'll have to pay only for your server, but not for any sort of license fees, that will minimize your overall expenses. A vast group of developers and users stands behind CentOS, therefore if you ever have any problems, or you are simply unsure how to perform a certain task, you can find a solution right away. A significant advantage of the OS is also the fact that each and every version is officially supported and updated for a minimum of ten years, which means that you will always have a secure and reliable software environment.