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"There are no licensing costs for CentOS."
"It is open-source, which means it is a free product. It has a one-time deployment cost."
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CentOS Linux provides a free and open source computing platform to anyone who wishes to use it. CentOS Linux releases are built from publicly available open source source code provided by Red Hat, Inc for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Flatcar Container Linux
Commercially supported Linux distribution designed for container workloads; a drop-in replacement for CoreOS Container Linux
CentOS is ranked 8th in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 4 reviews while Flatcar Container Linux is ranked 12th in Operating Systems (OS) for Business. CentOS is rated 8.8, while Flatcar Container Linux is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of CentOS writes "Lightweight, powerful, and stable". On the other hand, CentOS is most compared with Oracle Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and openSUSE Leap, whereas Flatcar Container Linux is most compared with Ubuntu Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
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