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Selecting a Yocto board

Boards are often ranked based on the popularity of the board and we would rate that quite high in selecting something that's workable, that's going to have answers online, for problems that you're going to run into. Be aware of stability and power issues, and look carefully at Raspberry Pi in comparison to Beaglebone Black in this regard. The power source is a noted challenge in the Raspberry Pi f...

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Debian operating system and software platform for your Raspberry Pi

30th Jun 2021

You must decide how to start out and which operating system and software platform to build your IoT product on. A key consideration will be to start with some version of Debian (Raspberry Pi OS or Raspbian) or go straight for a custom Linux distribution such as Yocto or Buildroot?

Debian on a Raspberry Pi

Bear in mind, if you start with a version of Debian for your Raspberry Pi then this come...

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Secure remote monitoring for Raspberry Pi

30th Jun 2021

How can you set up secure remote monitoring for your Raspberry Pi single board computer (SBC) in your IoT device? You will want to target misbehaving devices that include the Raspberry Pi SBC easily. At some point in time, as you move from proof of concept to production and when your device fleet grows large enough, you want to be up-front about catching misbehaving devices. You will want to ident...

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Remote inspect your device without using traditional Raspberry Pi port forwarding

29th Jun 2021

It is almost inevitable that at some point in time, some of the devices in your IoT device fleet will malfunction in some way or another. You need a plan to address this. Port forwarding as a way to remote access a device can create a security risk if not performed correctly. Leveraging Raspberry Pi port forwarding can expose a network port on your network to the public internet. This is a known s...

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Memory requirements for your Raspberry Pi with SD and eMMC

29th Jun 2021

To support the writing of image updates to the simple board computer (SBC), you need to think carefully about your Raspberry Pi and the SD card in it. A key consideration is writing to the SD card and not wearing out the flash memory. If the flash memory does get worn out before the end of the lifecycle of your device, the device will stop working. Then the device will have to be manually replace...

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