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Community Support for Raspberry Pi

3rd Jul 2017

The officially supported hardware platform for the Mender OTA updater client is the Beaglebone. The recipes needed to support this platform are part of the standard meta-mender layer and testing of the client on this platform is integrated into our board farm and automated build infrastructure.

Support and integration into the Raspberry Pi platform was recently contributed to the meta-men...

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Mender 1.1 released: Signature management

16th Jun 2017

We are happy to announce the production release of Mender 1.1!

A big thanks to everyone who have tested the 1.1 beta to ensure the production release is well tested. For example, an issue relating to certain Mender upgrades was fixed due to feedback from testing.

We will cover some of the major new features requested by users below, and you can see the detailed items in the release notes in...

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Live stream: Unikernels with OTA updates: IncludeOS and Mender for IoT on June 29th

1st Jun 2017

We will be hosting a live stream on YouTube on Thursday, June 29th at 10:30am EDT/16:30 CEST (17:00 UTC). IncludeOS and Mender.io will demonstrate best approaches for safely deploying OTA software updates for IoT devices without downtime or service disruption.

IncludeOS is a performant, minimal unikernel operating system that includes a bootable image, including bootloader, operating system comp...

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Mender 1.1.0 beta ready for testing!

26th May 2017

Today we are happy to announce that Mender 1.1.0 beta is ready for testing!

We will cover some of the major new features requested by users below, and you can see the detailed items in the release notes in the documentation.

Signature management

Mender has since day one been focused on creating a robust and secure update process, which is critical but frequently overlooked when building ho...

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Penetration test results included in Mender support subscription

2nd May 2017

We get asked about Mender’s focus relative to other options available to do OTA updates for connected Linux devices. The broad answer is ease-of-use, robustness and security. We have conducted a large number of user tests and the most common alternative to Mender is a homegrown update mechanism. From a large sample size, we’ve found it can take a full time employee several months for a very rudime...

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