Each and every PC or web server is run by an Operating System - the low-level program which communicates with the computer hardware, including peripherals such as a mouse and a printer, as well as any applications that are present on your system. Any program input through a command line or a Graphical User Interface (GUI) is processed by sending an Application Program Interface (API) request to the OS. On a web server, any app runs within the parameters established by the OS as well - priority, physical memory, processing time, and so on. This is valid for both standard site scripts and server-side software like a media server. If a virtual server is generated on a physical one, there can be two separate Operating Systems, named guest OS and host OS, which means that you can set up a different software environment on a single machine.
Multiple OS in VPS Servers
In case you choose to buy one of our VPS server packages, you will be able to pick one of the three Linux releases that we provide for the Operating System of the servers - CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian. They are among the most preferred and most reliable server OSs available on the market and we offer them in order to give you a choice for the software environment of your machine in case that you need to install some app with particular requirements in terms of the packages that need to be present on the server. We also offer three web hosting Control Panels and which one of them you'll be able to use will depend on the OS that you have picked. We leave the possibility to replace the server Operating System open, so when you want to use an app that requires an OS different from the one that's already present, we can always re-install the VPS. We can also keep the OS up-to-date on a weekly basis by installing any security updates which may be released.
Multiple OS in Dedicated Servers
The dedicated servers that we offer can be set up with three different Operating Systems since we want to offer you more versatile packages which will allow you to install and run any web software regardless of its system requirements. Your choices are CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu and these three OSs are among the most stable and risk-free ones, not mentioning that they don't have any license costs. All three have a large number of developers that have created numerous software packages that you'll be able to 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 register. In case you need a different OS later on, it won't 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 released for it.