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Mender Hub User Profile Series – Pierre Jean Texier

As today marks our third user profile in a series of blog posts that reflect our active Mender Hub contributors , we are happy to share about Pierre-Jean Texier. Pierre-Jean is an embedded software architect since 2014 when he started his career in the field of femtosecond lasers. Now, he works in the secure payment field where he designs embedded software for outdoor payment terminals such as...

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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...

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Why the Yocto Project for IoT?

Mender's Drew Moseley did a talk on Why the Yocto Project at the recent Embedded Linux Conference/OpenIoT Summit in Edinburgh.

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Upcoming Mender events in April 2016: San Diego and Boston

Embedded Linux Conference

We're excited to have our team member, Eystein Stenberg, providing two talks this April and we encourage you to join him!

He will be at the Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit from April 4th to 6th in San Diego, and then speaking at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston from April 13th to 14th.

He will be presenting two tracks:

  1. Handling Top Security Threats for Connected Emb...
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Partition layout design for embedded devices to enable image-based updates

Software updates for embedded devices are typically deployed as full image updates. There are many design considerations take into account in the partition table layout to enable full image updates, including

  • Do configuration settings need to be preserved during updates?
  • Does the device storage controller support wear leveling or should this be handled by the operating system?
  • Will th...
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