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Pros of CentOS
Pros of CoreOS
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    Free to use
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    Good support
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    Has epel packages
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    Great Community
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    I've moved from gentoo to centos
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    Container management
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    Free to use
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    Easy setup for testing discord bot
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    Gateway Linux Distro
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    Simple interface
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    Don't need driver installation in most cases
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    Open Source
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    Many active communities
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    Easy to custom

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Cons of CentOS
Cons of CoreOS
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      Demanding system requirements
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      Adds overhead and unnecessary complexity over Debian

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    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.

    What is CoreOS?

    It is designed for security, consistency, and reliability. Instead of installing packages via yum or apt, it uses Linux containers to manage your services at a higher level of abstraction. A single service's code and all dependencies are packaged within a container that can be run on one or many machines.

    What is Ubuntu?

    Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.

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    What are some alternatives to CentOS, CoreOS, and Ubuntu?
    Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage form. Fedora is the largest of many free software creations of the Fedora Project. Because of its predominance, the word "Fedora" is often used interchangeably to mean both the Fedora Project and the Fedora operating system.
    Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
    Amazon Linux
    The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).
    The openSUSE project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. openSUSE creates one of the world's best Linux distributions, working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community.
    A clone of the operating system Unix, written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliance.
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    How developers use CentOS, CoreOS, and Ubuntu
    Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses

    As the basis of our new infrastructure, we use CoreOS as a reliable solution for our docker-server-instances. We plan to deploy all our servers as individual docker containers to make use of the extensive possibilties offered in terms of isolation, resource-managemant (cgroups) and scalability.

    Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses

    We use Ubuntu for our more bleeding-edge servers like the web-server that heavily rely on modern ciphers and negotiation protocols like ALPN, aswell as for things that are included within ubuntus package-sources, but not within debians.

    Doug Bromley uses

    Excellent foundation by being based on Debian. But with excellent long term support for security updates in the LTS editions along with a huge community providing an unparalleled pool of community knowledge.

    Promethean TV uses

    PrometheanTV server infrastructure runs on the Ubuntu Operating System. Ubuntu Server is used on various EC2 instances and Ubuntu Desktop is used by technical staff as a desktop development environment.

    Yechan Kim uses

    가장 대중적인 Debian 기반 Linux 배포판. 기존에는 그나마 쓸만한 데스크톱 환경을 밀고 들어와 많은 사람들의 추앙을 받았으나 그마저도 점점 산으로 가서 욕을 잔뜩 먹었다. 최근에는 빨간 모자의 자리를 넘보며 서버 사이드에서도 많이 쓰이는 중.

    Gitt uses

    Widely used, large community and updated frequently. P.S: We use a slighly modified version of Ubuntu Server for database management.

    Mike MacCana uses

    As a nice Linux distro with Long Term Support and systemd .service files, which makes our app easier to deploy.

    Stefan I uses

    For hosting and everyday use more details at Freelance Laravel Developer

    Willmer Barahona uses

    It has been proven right using a 1Gb RAM droplet on Digital Ocean... quick, lightweight, LINUX.

    vijaya2311 uses

    Run postgresql/nginx on centos 7 for viewing monitoring connectivity with remote nodes.

    PT Gema Mandiri Indonesia uses

    Because Centos has a lot of modifier aspect from service .

    theskyinflames uses

    Os to run Docker containers. uses

    Used for Cast + DJ servers