Choosing a Linux Operating System For Your Dedicated Server

Nov, 18, 2013 | Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments
Linux Dedicated Server Operating System

While some people prefer to use Windows as the operating system (OS) for their dedicated servers, many others prefer to use Linux. Linux is open-source software, can be configured to work efficiently for a variety of purposes and, in many instances, can be used free of charge. The biggest problem in deciding to use Linux is that a second choice has to be made on which distribution to install. For dedicated servers, some of the most popular Linux distributions are CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora. Each has its strengths and weaknesses, and some server operators will make a choice based…

Dedicated Server Operating Systems

Apr, 22, 2010 | Web Hosting, Webmaster | 1 Comment

Dedicated servers give a person or business plenty of flexibility when it comes to web hosting. That flexibility encompasses the ability to choose a dedicated server operating system that suits your needs. There are several options available involving either a Linux or a Windows based system, each of which we will discuss briefly below. Linux Linux is a Unix-like operating system that is completely open source, and predominantly used on servers. Based on the Linux kernel written by Linus Torvalds, Linux is free to use, modify, enhance and redistribute under the GNU General Public License.   CentOS CentOS, which stands…

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