Possible Alternatives To CentOS
Here are some alternatives identical to CentOS: 100% binary clones of Red Hat
Infograph Showing Where CentOS Stream Will “Sit”
CentOS Stream will be a rolling release operating system, similar to Arch Linux.
Therefore, it will NOT have version numbers and will site between Fedora and Red Hat. For contrast, CentOS sat AFTER every Red Hat release.
Stated another way:
- CentOS was downstream to Red Hat: Fedora > Redhat > CentOS
- CentOS Stream will be upstream to Red Hat: Fedora > CentOS Stream > Redhat
CentOS 7 and 8 End Of Life
CentOS 7 => June 30, 2024
CentOS 8 => December 31, 2021