Using LVM to reduce dual rootfs footprint
In this post we're going to explore using LVM to reduce the space needed by a dual rootfs setup. In a typical dual rootfs setup, the device needs to have two times the space needed by the rootfs partition, in order to have an inactive partition to stream a new update into. But in a typical patch update, not that much will have changed from what's already on the active partition. Perhaps a few libr...Read the article
Mender 2.6 release: Secure remote access and customizability
We are happy to announce Mender 2.6 release.
Mender 2.6 comes with major architectural improvements to enable support for new use cases in Mender. The first feature to leverage the new architecture is also here: the secure Remote terminal, and more will come in future releases!Secure Remote terminal
From the usage point of view, the new Remote terminal does exactly what you would expect: in...Read the article
Mender brings secure and robust over-the-air software updates to TechNexion
We are excited to officially partner with TechNexion to further accelerate the adoption of over-the-air (OTA) software updates in the connected embedded devices market. TechNexion is a leading manufacturer of a powerful range of efficient and cost effective SoMs (System-on-Modules) based on ARM architectures. Integrating Mender will enable TechNexion’s customers to have access to a best-in-clas...Read the article
Mender 2.5 release: Expanding the security capabilities of Mender
We are excited to release the hosted and on-premise editions of 2.5.0 (together with 2.4.1).
Security and robustness is the prime directive of Mender in doing over-the-air software updates, and we work hard to make sure that directive never goes out of our sight. Mender 2.5.0 is a further testament to that directive and comes with these brand new features focused on expanding Mender’s capabiliti...Read the article
Quantifying the economic value of using Software-as-a-Service to update all device software over-the-air
Securing executive buy-in and building the business case for any technology investment can be challenging. To bring profitable products and improvements to the mass markets, pressure grows to reduce costs, improve productivity and increase competitiveness. The good news is when it comes to OTA software updates developers and device manufacturers no longer need to build their own backend and servic...Read the article