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Debian vs Lever OS: What are the differences?

What is Debian? The Universal Operating System. Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.

What is Lever OS? Serverless meets Microservices. Lever OS is the open-source cloud platform that allows fast-moving teams to build and deploy microservice-oriented backends in the blink of an eye. It abstracts away complicated infrastructure and leaves developers with very simple, but powerful building blocks that handle scale transparently.

Debian and Lever OS can be primarily classified as "Operating Systems" tools.

Lever OS is an open source tool with 990 GitHub stars and 47 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Lever OS's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Debian?

Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.

What is Lever OS?

Lever OS is the open-source cloud platform that allows fast-moving teams to build and deploy microservice-oriented backends in the blink of an eye. It abstracts away complicated infrastructure and leaves developers with very simple, but powerful building blocks that handle scale transparently.
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        What are some alternatives to Debian and Lever OS?
        Ubuntu
        Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
        Fedora
        Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage form. Fedora is the largest of many free software creations of the Fedora Project. Because of its predominance, the word "Fedora" is often used interchangeably to mean both the Fedora Project and the Fedora operating system.
        CentOS
        The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
        Linux Mint
        The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.
        Arch Linux
        A lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
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        Decisions about Debian and Lever OS
        Marcel Kornegoor
        Marcel Kornegoor
        CTO at AT Computing · | 5 upvotes · 276.4K views
        atAT ComputingAT Computing
        Linux
        Linux
        Ubuntu
        Ubuntu
        CentOS
        CentOS
        Debian
        Debian
        Red Hat Enterprise Linux
        Red Hat Enterprise Linux
        Fedora
        Fedora
        Visual Studio Code
        Visual Studio Code
        Jenkins
        Jenkins
        VirtualBox
        VirtualBox
        GitHub
        GitHub
        Docker
        Docker
        Kubernetes
        Kubernetes
        Google Compute Engine
        Google Compute Engine
        Ansible
        Ansible
        Puppet Labs
        Puppet Labs
        Chef
        Chef
        Python
        Python
        #ATComputing

        Since #ATComputing is a vendor independent Linux and open source specialist, we do not have a favorite Linux distribution. We mainly use Ubuntu , Centos Debian , Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora during our daily work. These are also the distributions we see most often used in our customers environments.

        For our #ci/cd training, we use an open source pipeline that is build around Visual Studio Code , Jenkins , VirtualBox , GitHub , Docker Kubernetes and Google Compute Engine.

        For #ServerConfigurationAndAutomation, we have embraced and contributed to Ansible mainly because it is not only flexible and powerful, but also straightforward and easier to learn than some other (open source) solutions. On the other hand: we are not affraid of Puppet Labs and Chef either.

        Currently, our most popular #programming #Language course is Python . The reason Python is so popular has to do with it's versatility, but also with its low complexity. This helps sysadmins to write scripts or simple programs to make their job less repetitive and automating things more fun. Python is also widely used to communicate with (REST) API's and for data analysis.

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        Tim Abbott
        Tim Abbott
        Founder at Zulip · | 9 upvotes · 49.9K views
        atZulipZulip
        Debian
        Debian
        Ubuntu
        Ubuntu
        Fedora
        Fedora

        We use Debian and its derivative Ubuntu because the apt ecosystem and toolchain for Debian packages is far superior to the yum-based system used by Fedora and RHEL. This is large part due to a huge amount of investment into tools like debhelper/dh over the years by the Debian community. I haven't dealt with RPM in the last couple years, but every experience I've had with RPM is that the RPM tools are slower, have less useful options, and it's more work to package software for them (and one makes more compromises in doing so).

        I think everyone has seen the better experience using Ubuntu in the shift of prevalence from RHEL to Ubuntu in what most new companies are deploying on their servers, and I expect that trend to continue as long as Red Hat is using the RPM system (and I don't really see them as having a path to migrate).

        The experience with Ubuntu and Debian stable releases is pretty similar: A solid release every 2 years that's supported for a few years. (While Ubuntu in theory releases every 6 months, their non-LTS releases are effectively betas: They're often unstable, only have 9 months of support, etc. I wouldn't recommend them to anyone not actively participating in Ubuntu the development community). Ubuntu has better integration of non-free drivers, which may be important if you have hardware that requires them. But it's also the case that most bugs I experience when using Ubuntu are Ubuntu-specific issues, especially on servers (in part because Ubuntu has a bunch of "cloud management" stuff pre-installed that is definitely a regression if you're not using Canonical's cloud management products).

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        Labinator Team
        Labinator Team
        at Labinator · | 13 upvotes · 166K views
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        HTML5
        HTML5
        CSS 3
        CSS 3
        Sass
        Sass
        Vanilla.JS
        Vanilla.JS
        PHP
        PHP
        WordPress
        WordPress
        Sublime Text
        Sublime Text
        Visual Studio Code
        Visual Studio Code
        Manjaro
        Manjaro
        Debian
        Debian

        At labinator.com, we use HTML5, CSS 3, Sass, Vanilla.JS and PHP when building our premium WordPress themes and plugins. When writing our codes, we use Sublime Text and Visual Studio Code depending on the project. We run Manjaro and Debian operating systems in our office. Manjaro is a great desktop operating system for all range of tasks while Debian is a solid choice for servers.

        WordPress became a very popular choice when it comes to content management systems and building websites. It is easy to learn and has a great community behind it. The high number of plugins as well that are available for WordPress allows any user to customize it depending on his/her needs.

        For development, HTML5 with Sass is our go-to choice when building our themes.

        Main Advantages Of Sass:

        • It's CSS syntax friendly
        • It offers variables
        • It uses a nested syntax
        • It includes mixins
        • Great community and online support.
        • Great documentation that is easy to read and follow.

        As for PHP, we always thrive to use PHP 7.3+. After the introduction of PHP 7, the WordPress development process became more stable and reliable than before. If you a developer considering PHP 7.3+ for your project, it would be good to note the following benefits.

        The Benefits Of Using PHP:

        • Open Source.
        • Highly Extendible.
        • Easy to learn and read.
        • Platform independent.
        • Compatible with APACHE.
        • Low development and maintenance cost.
        • Great community and support.
        • Detailed documentation that has everything you need!

        Why PHP 7.3+?

        • Flexible Heredoc & Nowdoc Syntaxes - Two key methods for defining strings within PHP. They also became easier to read and more reliable.
        • A good boost in performance speed which is extremely important when it comes to WordPress development.
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        How developers use Debian and Lever OS
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        TIS Global Solutions uses DebianDebian

        Browse more than 200 Channels, anytime and anywhere, without satellite dish and cable with chitram-tv.de. Experience your most favourite Indian channels in more than 10 languages on your home TV, PC or Mobile - and all through the Internet!

        Chitram TV

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        Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses DebianDebian

        Debian is our primary distribution for our game-servers for the time being. We plan to shift our infrastructure towards Docker-Containers/CoreOS though.

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        papaver uses DebianDebian

        my goto linux distro. what all my vms are created from. small and well built. apt-get rocks. been using it on and off since college.

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        PawByte uses DebianDebian

        The Debian Linux distribution of Linux is supported for the Game Pencil Engine Editor.

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        We Understand Technology uses DebianDebian

        We use Debian based Ubuntu for most projects as they have frequent updates.

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