How to Choose Alibaba Cloud Server Operating System

Alibaba Cloud server operating system Introduction:

Alibaba Cloud ECS cloud server operating systems are divided into Windows and Linux types. Let's discuss how to choose Windows and Linux systems for Alibaba Cloud servers and the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems:

Alibaba Cloud server operating system.Alibaba Cloud ECS cloud server operating systems are divided into Windows and Linux types. Let's discuss how to choose Windows and Linux systems for Alibaba Cloud servers and the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems:

What is the Alibaba Cloud server operating system?



Alibaba Cloud ECS cloud server operating system is implemented by mirroring. The cloud server operating system is generally divided into two categories, namely Windows and Unix/Linux-like. The Windows systems provided by Alibaba Cloud are all genuine, and the two The similar operating systems are as follows: Windows operating system Windows system is suitable for running programs developed under Windows, such as .NET, etc. Windows supports databases such as SQL Server (you need to install it by yourself). In addition, 512 memory does not support Windows system, and more than 1G memory can be very suitable. Good support for the system.

Compared with Linux , the Windows operating system occupies more system resources. If the cloud server configuration is low, you can choose the Version 1909 data center version 64-bit Chinese version (without UI). The image without UI retains the latest Windows server performance. , remove the UI to reduce resource usage.

How to choose a server operating system?

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You only need to select the corresponding system according to the language used in the website building program of your own website. Take website development as an example: ASP, .NET, HTML, database ACCESS, SQL Server are recommended to choose Windows; PHP, PERL, CGI, database MySQL, SQLite are recommended Choose Linux.

Now Alibaba Cloud officially launched Aliyun Linux image, Aliyun Linux system image is Alibaba Cloud's native Linux operating system, Aliyun Linux is officially supported and maintained by Alibaba Cloud (LTS), has done a lot of in-depth optimization for ECS, and is fully compatible with CentOS ecology and operation way to provide better performance and experience. For details, please refer to the official description: Alibaba Cloud Linux 2

What if I don't know the Linux system environment?

Alibaba Cloud server operating system.Of course, we can also choose the already configured mirror through the mirror market, which saves us the time to install the server system environment. Especially for novice webmasters who are not familiar with linux commands, it will be more difficult to configure the server with commands, so it is strongly recommended that you can directly select the cloud server with the Pagoda control panel installed in the "Mirror Market" when purchasing.

Mirror to choose 32 -bit and 64 -bit OS? What's the difference between

Alibaba Cloud server operating system.32 -bit and 64-bit? 32-bit system means that the CPU can process 32-bit data at one time, and 64-bit means that the CPU can process 64-bit data at one time. In theory, 64-bit is faster, but the actual speed is more dependent on the size of the memory. So should the server operating system choose 32-bit or 64-bit? This first depends on the memory of your cloud server. Generally speaking, if the memory is above 4G, it is recommended to consider choosing 64-bit. If it is below 4G, it is safer to choose 32-bit.


Can the operating system be replaced?

Alibaba Cloud server operating system.The mirrored operating system can be replaced. You can use the system disk replacement function of the ECS console to replace the operating system in the future. The replacement of the operating system is free. Note: If the user purchases a cloud server in mainland China (North China 1, North China 2, North China 3, North China 5, East China 1, East China 2, and South China 1), the operating system can be changed at will; if it is in Hong Kong, China, For cloud servers in overseas regions such as the United States, the operating system cannot be changed.

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