An Operating System is the low-level software that controls a PC. It handles how the hardware operates, the communication with peripheral devices such as a monitor, a printer or a keyboard, the allocation of memory between the installed applications, along with the prioritization of applications in case several run simultaneously. Any program which is installed on a laptop or a desktop works by sending requests to the OS for various services via an application program interface (API). The communication with the OS can be achieved via a Graphical User Interface (GUI) or a command line. In the hosting field, the OS is what commands a web hosting server as well as all the software installed on it, which includes not only website scripts, but, in addition any other application such as a VOIP or a game server. In case there are virtual machines created, they work with a guest OS that is run on the server host OS.
Multiple OS in Dedicated Hosting
The dedicated servers
that we offer can be installed with three different Operating Systems as we want to offer you more flexible plans which will allow you to install and run any web software regardless of its system requirements. The choices are CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu and these 3 OSs are some of the most stable and safe ones, not mentioning that they don't have any kind of license costs. All three have lots of developers who have created numerous software packages that you may install and use on your web hosting server. We also offer three internet hosting Control Panels and which one you can use depends on the Operating System that you choose when you sign up. If you need a different OS afterwards, it will not be a problem because we can always reinstall your machine. With our Managed Services package we can also keep your OS secure by updating it on a weekly basis with any patches which are available for it.