What is CentOS?
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
CentOS is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.
Who uses CentOS?
2700 companies reportedly use CentOS in their tech stacks, including Hepsiburada, Booking.com, and ViaVarejo.
9936 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CentOS.
Netdata, Apache Traffic Server, fpm, Swoole, and NGINX Amplify are some of the popular tools that integrate with CentOS. Here's a list of all 42 tools that integrate with CentOS.
Pros of CentOS
Free to use
Has epel packages
I've moved from gentoo to centos
Decisions about CentOS
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose CentOS in their tech stack.
I am confused between choosing CentOS7 or centos8 for OpenStack tripleo undercloud deployment. Which one should I use? There is another option to use OpenStack, Ubuntu, or MicroStack.
We wanted to use this deployment to build our home cloud or private cloud infrastructure. I heard that centOS is always the best choice through a little research, but still not sure. As centos8 from Redhat is not supported for OpenStack tripleo deployments anymore, I had to upgrade to CentosStream.
CentOS Alternatives & Comparisons
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