The adoption of systemd in Debian has caused quite a ruckus, but it has other ramifications. For example, Ubuntu will soon use systemd by default, most likely in Ubuntu 15.04. The community has put together a great wiki page that explains the differences between upstart and systemd and how you use it right now.
The Ubuntu development team didn't sit idle and they have already implemented systemd in Ubuntu 15.04. This is still under development and it will remain in this stage for a few more m... (read more)