Why Spotify Ditching Debian for Ubuntu Offers Opportunities for All
Posted on: 07/17/2014 10:13 AM

One of the world's most popular music streaming services has migrated almost 5000 of its servers to Ubuntu

Why Spotify Ditching Debian for Ubuntu Offers Opportunities for All


From OMG! Ubuntu!:
News of Spotify’s migration will be music to Canonical’s ears. Having such a famous company champion your product helps build momentum and reputation. And with Ubuntu’s server and cloud services picking up ever-more plaudits, it also serves as a visible testament to their ongoing investment.

For Debian, however, the switch marks another major loss in support at enterprise. Last year saw the well known web host and domain name registrar Dreamhost move 20,000 of its systems away from Debian 7 and onto Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for similar ‘support’ reasons.



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