Setting up a Raspberry Pi for an IoT project
So you have decided you are going to use a Raspberry Pi as the hardware platform for your IoT project. A key part of the project is to update the software on your Raspberry Pi for various reasons that may arise such as bug fixes, security patches and user level application updates to name a few. Then you must focus on provisioning a robust and secure OTA software update manager for your Raspberry...Read the article
Beaglebone vs Raspberry Pi - Choosing the Right SBC
Both the BeagleBone Black and Raspberry Pi family of boards provide solid, affordable single board computer options for your embedded systems project. If you want to add robust and secure OTA system updates to your devices then Mender.io will support both.
Which board to select for your project?
Which board you select may boil down to a few factors such as your level of reliance on community...Read the article
Easily update all of your device software
Mender 2.3 made a giant leap simplifying software updates for the top three use cases: System, application and configuration updates. We’ve made it easier to update these key use cases in OS environments that are most popular such as Ubuntu, Debian and Raspbian. The overall results: 47% fewer steps and 56% less time from setup to first deployment. Here’s how:Read the article
Growing fresh veggies with Rpi and Mender
Some time ago my wife and I decided to teach our kids how to grow plants. We both have experience as we were raised in small towns where it was common to own a piece of land where you could plant home-grown fresh veggies.
The upbringing of our kids is very different compared to ours, and we realized we never showed our kids how to grow our own veggies. We wanted them to learn and to understand t...Read the article
Mender 2.3 released: Easily update both system and applications
We are excited to release Mender 2.3 and 2.2.2!
The focus for Mender 2.3 is to easily update all your device software.
The key features of Mender 2.3 are covered below, and you can see the detailed items in the release notes of Mender 2.3.0 and Mender 2.2.2.
This Mender release includes a ready-to-flash OTA-enabled Raspbian image, a new way to snapshot into system updates and support for generating application updates directly from the Mender server! All new features of Mender 2.3 are fully open source under the permissive Apache 2.0 license.
The key features of Mender 2.3 are covered below, and you can see the detailed items in the Mender 2.3.0 release notes.Read the article