Fedora is a Linux-based operating system created in 2003 and released on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). You can use Fedora instead of Windows based operating system. Unlike Windows operating system, Fedora has a base of the total graphical user interface. Fedora is easy to use the operating system for laptop and desktop computers with the complete set of tools for developers of all kinds. Fedora is flexible, authoritative operating system and it controls all your infrastructure and services. This operating service provides the best platform for your Linux-Docker-Kubernetes(LDK) application stack. Fedora is an open source operating system so anyone can edit code architecture and make new customised operating system. You can find freelancers who have Knowledge of RHEL, and you also get certified freelancers for this OS.

Red Hat is the foremost company in business that assembling free component for Linux operating system for Linux. It is the first company that provides free software, which you can sell as the product. Red Hat offers services which are not provided by component developers. Like all free software, Red Hat allows the buyers to make changes and even resell a changed version of the code. Red Hat provides 400+ software packages like C language compiler, a web server for Apache and X window system from X Consortium.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is mainly for the business market, and RHEL supports diverse workload in physical, virtualized and cloud environments. RHFL OS is available for servers, mainframe, and SAP applications. Hospitals, Businesses, Banks and Stock exchanges are all having leading websites on red hat Linux. Linux is the best for stability and security which well-organised IT infrastructure across enterprises.

CentOS means community enterprise operating system release in May 2004 and 100% free operating system distribution based upon the Linux Kernel CentOS Linux is a community supported distribution derived freely provide to the public by Red Hat. CentOS is functionally compatible with Red Hat Enterprises Linux. The CentOS mainly changes the packages to remove upstream vendor branding. CentOS is free to redistribute. Each version mainly maintained up to 10 years and new version release after two years. Each CentOS version is periodically updated to support newer hardware. It results in secure, reliable and reproducible Linux environment. CentOS does not support the RHN style support. CentOS do not access to Red Hat Services like Red Hat Network If you want to access RHN or support service go for Red hat otherwise CentOS will help you. You can find freelancers working on this OS as well.

Basic Difference between Fedora, Red hat, and CentOS

Fedora: Fedora is the main project, and it is a community-based, free destroy focused on the quick release of new features and functionality. Every year Fedora has received many updates and individual release. It is the best for new functionality, and new technology finds here. You can compare it with other distribution like Linux, and it is destructive in organizing the latest software component for everything. It has the features like ‘community-driven,’ short release cycles, common on a desktop, and focus on new technology. The difference between Fedora, CentOS, and the Red Hat is that professional developers can work on projects tested in Fedora. Fedora also provides the RHFL product. Fedora is a less known OS than Red Hat Linux, but you can still hire freelancers working on this OS.

Fedora fulfils all features of open source operating community. In Fedora, many more features are available free but same features are paid in Red Hat Linux. Red Hat available on server edition but fedora available on a server as well as on desktop version. It is an operating system which mostly runs on hardware those support 32-bit and 64- bit operating system. Fedora consists of lots of installed software like LibreOffice and Firefox. Package manager also troughs graphical interface such as Gnome software.

Red Hat: It is the corporate version based on the progress of the project. Its release is slower and is not free. Stable companies focus more on Red Hat products which are stable in the market. This platform used the most business critical platform. The features of the Red Hat over the Fedora are that it focuses on stability, Paid license, and common on a server. It is also common to see a split some systems runs Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and less business critical systems run CentOS.

Both Fedora Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux are open source technology. The red hat builds red Hat Enterprise Linux with the explicit intent of being used as an enterprise IT platform and Fedora is mainly for benefits of community. Both red hat enterprise Linux and Fedora are a mutually beneficial relationship that ensures rapid innovation. Fedora gets sponsorship benefits and feedback from red hat. Red Hat is enabling rapid maturation of the technology. Red Hat Enterprise Linux the choice for mission-critical applications and use of test and quality assurance process that are separate and distinct from Fedora.

CentOS: It is a free and community version of the Red Hat. It is much identical, and its support comes from the community as opposed to the Red Hat itself. CentOS is the product of Red Hat Enterprises Linux. The code base is same and recompiled for all source package in it. CentOS is the best if you like the strength of Red Hat Enterprises Linux. The features of CentOS over Red Hat are that it is free software, focus on stability, and community driven. In recent option, CentOS might not always be the best option.

CentOS has the same base of Red Hat Enterprise Linux codebase. CentOS deliver distribution with strong community support where Red Hat Enterprises provides stable enterprises. CentOS and Red Hat have a difference of the QA processes and divergent build environment. Red Hat Enterprise Linux binaries are no same as CentOS binaries. It includes feature changes selected by the CentOS Project. These are available as extra/additional packages and environments for CentOS users. You can hire freelancers who have complete knowledge of operating system

Summary: The article gives the Knowledge of What is Fedora, CentOS, and Red Hat. It also explains the difference between these three operating systems. Some have stability, and some have features. All are free for basic features, but for advanced features, you will have to buy licenced/paid versions for Red Hat.

Kitty Gupta