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How To Deploy OTA Updates for IoT Devices

30th Jun 2022

With a multitude of Internet of Things (IoT) devices scattered globally, managing software remotely becomes critical to the success of enterprises who want to transform in the digital economy. IoT devices can extend into the physical world and most often at large scale without being in close proximity and only reachable at relatively high cost. Therefore, it is not practical to replace an existi...

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How to enable remote software updates in segregated networks with bandwidth efficiency and centralized control

22nd Jun 2022

Many manufacturing and industrial environments have segregated network setups where assets (IoT/embedded devices) are co-located within a local area network and separated from the public internet by an internet gateway device. Segregation increases security, but limits access and control to do software updates to the co-located devices more efficiently.

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Mender 3.3 release: Bringing full visibility and efficiency in segregated networks

21st Jun 2022

Today Mender 3.3 is released!

Thanks to the Mender Gateway, a new component in the Mender 3.3 release, it is possible to connect devices running in a segregated or isolated network to a Mender Server. Mender Gateway provides a complete visibility of devices that could not directly connect to the management server before.

At the same time, when running multiple devices behind the same Gateway,...

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Migrate to Linux with Yocto and Flutter in Embedded Devices

26th May 2022

Written by Wolfhard Prell, developer at Inovex. Published in association with Mender and Inovex.

This article will describe the migration from Android Things to a more specialized embedded solution using Yocto, Mender and Flutter for a meeting room management project. The project was completed by developers from Inovex. Inovex is an IT project house with a focus on digital transformation. At...

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Kubernetes vs Docker with Mender on-premise

23rd May 2022

Introduction

How does Kubernetes and Docker compare when using either with the on-premise Mender management server for packaging and deploying software updates over-the-air (OTA) to target embedded Linux devices (Yocto, Debian, Ubuntu)? In this article, we’ll try to answer these questions.

However, before diving into the Mender-specific use case, let’s shed some light on the differences bet...

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