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A whirlwind tour of the Mender client architecture using Rust

15th Oct 2019

This blog post will have a closer look at the architecture of the Mender client. I figured that one of the best ways of getting a birds-eye view of the client is to rewrite the core functionality from scratch. And what better language to rewrite existing functionality than Rust. Thus, in the spirit of Rust we are going to rewrite the existing and well tested functionality of the Mender client in t...

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Mender 2.2 beta: Yocto warrior and Raspberry Pi 4

10th Oct 2019

We are excited to release Mender 2.2 beta!

Mender 2.2 adds new hardware and OS support and contains performance and stability improvements.

The key features of Mender 2.2 beta are covered below, and you can see the detailed items in the Mender 2.2.0 beta release notes.

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4 ways to minimize IoT cybersecurity risks

With close to 400k followers, the Twitter account named Internet of Shit is the epitome of the dire situation emerging as we stumble into a world of connected devices.

Governments around the world are waking up to a reality where the severity of vulnerable technologies grows with our increasing dependence on technology. While hackers enjoy everything from ransomware to stealing compute power for...

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Mender 2.1 released: Deploy your first application easily

19th Sep 2019

We are happy to announce the new Mender release: Mender 2.1.0!

The focus for Mender 2.1 is Application-based onboarding. The goal is that you can deploy your own application within 15 minutes when starting from scratch!

The key features of Mender 2.1 are covered below, and you can see the detailed items in the Mender 2.1.0 release notes.

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Getting started with Mender 2.1 beta on Windows

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 with Windows 10 installed on it. I wanted to get started and evaluate Mender with the latest Mender 2.1 beta release, using my Raspberry Pi 3 board. The main goal with this new onboarding process (as opposed to 2.0 version) is that it will take you through installing Mender and deploying a demo application update on your existing physical device and OS in as little...

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