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Mender 1.4.0 released - preauthorize devices!

20th Mar 2018

We are happy to announce the production release of Mender 1.4.0!

The key features of Mender 1.4 are covered below, and you can see the detailed items in the Mender 1.4.0 release notes.

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Key Considerations for Software Updates for embedded Linux and IoT

2nd Oct 2017

Last month, Linux Journal published an online article on key considerations for software updates for embedded Linux and IoT. The article was written by our own Eystein Stenberg.

Below are the key takeaways from the article.

Why is having a software updater for embedded Linux and IoT important?

There are two main reasons for ensuring you are be able to update your embedded devices.

  1. Softwa...

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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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Upcoming Mender events in April 2016: San Diego and Boston

Embedded Linux Conference

We're excited to have our team member, Eystein Stenberg, providing two talks this April and we encourage you to join him!

He will be at the Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit from April 4th to 6th in San Diego, and then speaking at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston from April 13th to 14th.

He will be presenting two tracks:

  1. Handling Top Security Threats for Connected Emb...
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Partition layout design for embedded devices to enable image-based updates

Software updates for embedded devices are typically deployed as full image updates. There are many design considerations take into account in the partition table layout to enable full image updates, including

  • Do configuration settings need to be preserved during updates?
  • Does the device storage controller support wear leveling or should this be handled by the operating system?
  • Will th...
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