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Thursday, August 22 • 4:55pm - 5:30pm
BoF: Mender - An Open Source OTA Software Update Manager for IoT - Drew Moseley, Mender.io*

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Robust software updates on embedded Linux devices is complex, and doing robust software updates over-the-air adds to the complexity. The hardships come of course from the embedded environment which differ in many ways compared to desktop or server Linux installations, where you must handle poor mobile network connectivity, sudden power-loss and never leave a device in a unusable state (brick) when doing the update OTA.

In this talk, we will present Mender, an Apache 2.0 licensed end-to-end software update manager. This is a deep-dive session that will cover:

Mender project ecosystem
Insights to technical solutions/choices
Security model/approach

We will also present some of the features that are being worked on and what lays ahead for the project.

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Drew Moseley

Technical Solutions Architect, Mender.io
Drew is currently part of the Mender.io open source project to deploy OTA software updates to embedded Linux devices. He has worked on embedded projects such as RAID storage controllers, Direct and Network attached storage devices and graphical pagers. He has spent the last 7 years... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2019 4:55pm - 5:30pm PDT
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