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Posted on May 14, 2024 by Tyler Baker

4 min read

The use of containers is becoming mainstream in the development of embedded computing and IoT devices. This means that more and more embedded developers are faced with the task of orchestrating a set of containers for their hardware target. Once a design reaches production, they need to perform functions such as deployment, scaling, load balancing, logging, failover, and monitoring of containers. Ready-made systems for performing these functions exist in the enterprise computing world: Kubernetes, maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, and Docker Swarm. But how well do they work in the embedded world? For various reasons, not very well, and there is a better alternative. Let’s explore the options.

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Posted on Apr 19, 2024 by Anna Chadenkova

5 min read

For this Insider’s View, Anna Chadenkova, Senior Marketing Manager, sat down with Caio Pereira, a Customer Success Engineering Lead, to talk about the ways he helps customers in their use of the FoundriesFactory™ platform – and about the most rewarding part of his job.

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Posted on Apr 18, 2024 by Andre Detsch

4 min read

The FoundriesFactory™ platform has been from the beginning a platform for developing, securing and maintaining embedded devices based on the Linux® operating system (OS).

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Posted on Feb 22, 2024 by Daiane Angolini

3 min read

This post introduces the reproducible build and how we can plan to take advantage of its features during the software release process.

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Posted on Feb 1, 2024 by Raul Muñoz

12 min read

I've worked in tech for years but never fully grasped how secure connections form. The term "security" used to unsettle me .

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Posted on Jan 25, 2024 by Anna Chadenkova

6 min read

In conversation with Camila Macedo, a recently hired software engineer at Foundries.​io, Marketing Director Anna Chadenkova discusses her perspective on the state of open-source software in the embedded device industry as we move into the mid-2020s.

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Posted on Jan 22, 2024 by Volodymyr Khoroz

3 min read

This post describes new additions to the FoundriesFactory® backend and Fioctl®, which allow for adding several signatures to your updates metadata.

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Posted on Jan 16, 2024 by Raul Muñoz

7 min read

The versions – three of them to date – of the GNU General Public License (GPL) were drafted with the intention of maintaining legal protection for the principle of open-source software: that it should protect the freedom of the user of software ‘to share and change all versions of a program – to make sure it remains free software for all its users’.

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Posted on Jan 2, 2024 by Andy Doan

4 min read

The world of self-updating binaries is a bit of a dumpster fire. I recently took a dive into the mess hoping to give our users something they can trust.

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Posted on Dec 14, 2023 by Raul Muñoz

7 min read

Welcome to the final and fourteenth of our AI Powered Christmas Tree Series! If you have been following along with the series, you should have your very own AI Powered Christmas Tree up and running