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Update Modules are coming - test them today!

Support for update modules is soon coming to Mender!

Technically, an update module implements one or more of the actions that the Mender client carries out when installing an Artifact payload. The “core” action all update modules must implement is the Install action, which implements how an Artifact payload is installed on the device. However, there are other actions that may be implemented de...

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Firmware over-the-air: package-based vs image-based updates

Here at Mender.io, we did a comprehensive survey with embedded developers and what they did with devices that required software updates over-the-air (OTA). Our findings included two very distinct approaches to handling updates, which we will go over in more detail in this blog post.

The results of our survey included the following:

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