TencentOS Server (also known as Tencent Linux, TS, or Tlinux) is Tencent's Linux operating system designed for cloud scenarios. With specific features and optimized performance, it provides a high-performance, secure, and reliable operating environment for applications in CVM instances.
TencentOS Server contains the TencentOS kernel developed by the TencentOS team and is deeply customized based on the cloud environment to introduce the latest Linux innovations to the market and offer high performance, scalability, and reliability for various software programs of enterprises. It is free of charge, and you can get updates and technical support from the TencentOS team continuously.
TencentOS Server has the following characteristics:
Compared with Linux distributions such as CentOS and Ubuntu, TencentOS Server has the following strengths:
Currently, TencentOS Server is available in the following two editions:
The user mode software package of TencentOS Server maintains 100% binary compatibility with RHEL.
The TencentOS Server kernel (TK) is available in the following two editions:
You can get the TK code from GitHub. For more information, see TencentOS-kernel.
Below is the lifecycle of each TencentOS Server edition. Before the lifecycle ends, bugfixes and security patch updates will be provided continuously.
Tencent Cloud provides public images in two TencentOS Server editions. You can choose to use a TencentOS Server image edition when creating a Linux CVM instance.
TencentOS Server supports most CVM instance types. You can select an image on the CVM instance purchase page to use it.
No. TencentOS Server is free of charge, and you only need to pay for CVM instances.
On TencentOS Server distribution, you can run the
yum command as well as the
t command that comes with TencentOS Server to manage software packages. In addition, TencentOS Server 3 supports running the
dnf command to manage software packages.
Yes. You can download the TencentOS Server distribution .iso file. Click here for TencentOS Server 2 or here for TencentOS Server 3.
You can install and use TencentOS Server on your local server or a VM such as VirtualBox.
TencentOS Server is fully open-source. You can get the source code package here or by running the
yum downloader --source glibc command in the system.
You can install certain 32-bit software packages through
yum on TencentOS Server 2.
TencentOS Server is binary compatible with RHEL 7 and 8 and complies with RHEL security specifications. Tencent Cloud guarantees the security of TencentOS Server in the following ways: