Article | Choosing the right model for maintaining and enhancing your IoT project
In today’s connected embedded device market, driven by the Internet of things (IoT), a large share of devices in development are based on Linux of one form or another. When planning a system design for beyond the prototyping phase, things get a little more complex. On this recently published article on opensource.com, Mender’s Drew Moseley covers mechanisms to consider when developing and mainta...Read the article
Webinar | Secure and Robust OTA Updates with AAEON UP UP Squared and Mender.io
On June 20th, we will hold a joint webinar with UP Squared, UP product family from AAEON. Up Squared is the world’s fastest x86 pro maker board based on the latest Intel platform Apollo Lake.
Come join us to learn how Mender is now available on UP Squared to do secure and robust over-the-air software updates out-of-the-box.
Register here.Read the article
Linux IoT development: adjusting from a binary OS to the Yocto Project workflow
In embedded Linux development, there are two approaches when it comes to what operating system to run on your device. Either build your own distribution (with tools such as Yocto/OpenEmbedded-Core, Buildroot etc.) or you use a binary distribution where Debian and derivatives are common.
It is common to start out with a binary distribution. This is a natural approach as this is a familiar enviro...Read the article
Mender 2.0 released: Application updates
We are happy to announce the production releases of Mender 2.0.0 and 1.7.1!
The focus for Mender 2.0 is support for Application updates, with full control and customizability over how a software is installed. This makes Mender unique for providing both robust system- and application level updates and it is this combination that enables Mender to solve all your needs for OTA updates.
Targeted application-level updates, which can be just a few kilobytes in size (compared to potentially hundreds of megabytes for system-level updates), enables much lower bandwidth usage, faster updates and more frequent deployments.
The key features of Mender 2.0 are covered below, and you can see the detailed items in the Mender 2.0 release notes.Read the article
Guest post | IOOOTA using Mender
The following is a guest blog post from Alan Alberghini, who graciously opted to share IOOOTA's journey in adopting Mender.
I work for an Italian company named IOOOTA SRL whose focus is on IoT devices and, more specifically, we’re currently working on implementing a multi-protocol smarthome gateway/hub solution and all that goes with it:Read the article