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Thursday, August 22 • 2:10pm - 2:45pm
Aktualizr-lite: Be Secure and Never use /bin/dd Again - Andrew Doan & Ricardo Salveti, Foundries.io*

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Life's too short to be running “dd” on sd cards all day. The Aktualizr project includes a new tool called aktualizr-lite that can handle secure OSTree updates in a highly scalable manner. Aktualizr is great project implementing the Automotive industry’s Uptane specification. Many use cases don’t require the full Uptane specification and really only need secure updates that can be verified using TUF. aktualizr-lite is the tool that makes this possible.

By using OSTree updates embedded devices can be managed without constant reformatting of sd cards and developing complex test automation systems with things likes sd muxes and emulators. The end result is something users enjoy, testers and CI can rely on, and developers can trust.

This talk will discuss what OSTree is, how it can be incorporated into Open Embedded, and how Aktualizr can handle updates.

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Andy Doan

Principal Engineer, Foundries.io
Andy has spent the last 20 years working on both embedded and backend systems. He started embedded work on IBM BladeCenter firmware before moving to Linaro to lead teams including the LAVA test framework. Andy previously worked as a technical lead at Canonical, building CI systems... Read More →
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Ricardo Salveti

Principal Engineer, Foundries.io
Ricardo has over 14 years of experience developing Linux Embedded products, working for companies such as IBM, Nokia (INdT), Canonical and Linaro prior to Foundries.io. Ricardo has extensive experience working with kernel, bootloader, security, Android BSP/HAL, Debian/Ubuntu and OpenEmbedded/Yocto... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2019 2:10pm - 2:45pm PDT
Indigo E
  Embedded Linux Conference
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