CentOS is one of the most popular server distributions in the world. It is an open source fork of Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL and provides the goodness of RHEL without the cost associated with RHEL.
However things have changed recently. Red Hat is converting a stable CentOS to a rolling release model in the form of CentOS Stream. CentOS 8 was supposed to be supported till 2029 but it is now forced discontinued by the end of 2021.
If you are using CentOS for your servers it may make you wonder where to go from here.
See the first and foremost choice for replacing CentOS 8 is CentOS Stream. The process to upgrade CentOS 8 to CentOS Stream is simple and you don8217t have to worry about reinstalling anything here.
However since CentOS Stream is of rolling release nature you may want to consider something that is more stable for a production server. I8217ll help you with that decision by suggestion some recommendations in this article.
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