Debian vs Ubuntu : Which one should I use as default OS for development?

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Ubuntu is to Debian, as your local restaurant is to the local farmer's market. Chef Ubuntu goes to the Debian farmer's market periodically, finds the best fresh ingredients, mixes them with his own special blend, and produces food for his intended audience. For people who enjoy cooking, they can, and do, just go down to the market and get what they need.

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This has to be the most brilliant analogy I've seen comparing OS versions. Been using Ubuntu for many years on VMWare, and just switched to ESXi 6.5 and have had nothing but issues. Default crap in Ubuntu server for containers that I don't give a crap about, and iSCSI, which I don't want. So, I decided to go to the market myself, and I though, wow, Ubuntu with blue install screens ;) These articles are encouraging me to continue, and conclude it might be my path forward.