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HP Choses Debian, Replaces Ubuntu, for Helion Cloud [VIDEO]

Prior to Helion, HP had another OpenStack cloud effort that is now being rebased with a different Linux distribution at its core. In a video interview, HP Helion Cloud PlatformBill Hilf, VP Product Management for HP Cloud, explains what role Linux plays within a cloud platform like HP Helion.

HP Helion uses its own version of Linux based on the the open-source Debian Linux operating system at its core, which is a shift away from Ubuntu Linux, the Linux distribution previous iterations of HP's cloud efforts had been using.

Read the full story at ServerWatch:
Which Linux Distribution Powers HP Helion Cloud? [VIDEO]

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.