Why We Recommend CentOS Server

Kabir (ko-bir)
Jun 22, 2020 · 2 min read

CentOS as a server platform for any web application has worked well for us. It is open secret that CentOS is really the free version of RedHat Enterprise Linux with some stripped down management tools. Starting with CentOS on a serious project is always a good idea for many reasons.

Easy Migration to RHEL

If your project has anything to do with a non-military US government entity such as a state government or even a city, you are better off to hand over a Redhat Enterprise Linux server than any other flavors of Linux because government folks often standardize on RHEL as their server OS where Linux is still allowed over the good old Microsoft stuff.

Guess what Linux distribution is easy to migrate to RHEL — it’s unofficial free edition — CentOS!

Stable, not bleeding edge

CentOS is stable and feels like as stable as Debian but not as back dates as Debian. The update frequency is predictable and has been solid for years. We had never had a catastrophic crash on CentOS for last eight years.

We have systems that were upgraded and rebooted remotely in data centers throughout the world without any incidents

Not attractive as desktop

CentOS as a desktop is not cutting edge enough and you are better off with other desktop focuses distributions such as Arch Linux or Ubantu.

We like the fact that most Linuxers don’t care about CentOS as desktop, which keeps its development growth around folks interested in a. mostly server OS.

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EVOKNOW

EVOKNOW is a multinational e-commerce service provider and developer of the LoneTree Commerce platform.

Kabir (ko-bir)

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Bio: https://mjkabir.com Contact: kabir@mediumauthor.com

EVOKNOW

EVOKNOW

EVOKNOW is a multinational e-commerce service provider and developer of the LoneTree Commerce platform.

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