Alpine Linux vs Raspbian: What are the differences?
What is Alpine Linux? Security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox. Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
What is Raspbian? A free operating system based on Debian. It is optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware. It provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 35,000 packages, pre-compiled software bundled in a nice format for easy installation on your Raspberry Pi.
Alpine Linux and Raspbian can be primarily classified as "Operating Systems" tools.
CircleCI, Decision6, and elabftw are some of the popular companies that use Alpine Linux, whereas Raspbian is used by 3DRacers, Robotical Ltd, and IPF. Alpine Linux has a broader approval, being mentioned in 50 company stacks & 62 developers stacks; compared to Raspbian, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.