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IoT Device Management Explained

Oct 20, 2020
Secure OTA updates and a unified software platform are the keys.
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How Devices Use Docker

Oct 9, 2020
A fairly common question I get asked is how Factory devices securely pull container images from our Docker Registry, hub.foundries.io. It's kind of interesting, so I thought I'd explain.
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What's a Target?

May 14, 2020
A Foundries Factory is a unique new concept. Conceptualizing a Factory can sometimes seem difficult. I've encountered this enough to see a common problem - we are looking at things the wrong way.
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LMP Container Orchestration Roadmap - Episode 2

Apr 17, 2020
Back in December, we laid out a roadmap for container orchestration. Then the dust settled from the Docker spinoff. What we now know is that Docker Apps is an inactive project. tldr; It's not a big deal for our customers and they are going to automagically get something better very soon:
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Configuration Management of Devices

Apr 1, 2020
Over the last month our engineering team has been working on a way to provide our customers an easy-to-use mechanism for managing on-device configuration. The result is a new project we call "fioconfig".
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FoundriesFactory TUF Keys Rotation

Mar 5, 2020
Built on a vision that the latest software is the most secure, software updates are central to the FoundriesFactory security story. What happens, however, when software delivery is compromised? Is recovery complicated? Enter TUF key rotation!
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Building 32-bit Arm Containers

Feb 25, 2020
We strongly believe in the power of containers for embedded development at Foundries.io. However, in a world of buzzword bingo like Kubernetes, serverless, and Edge, people working on 32 bit Arm hardware would be right to feel neglected. This article discusses one way we are helping: building armhf containers efficiently.
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Running Rancher k3s as a Docker App

Dec 10, 2019
In less than a decade, containers and, subsequently, container orchestration have exploded into almost every modern development stack. We explore just how easy it is to get Kubernetes up and running within the LMP.
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LMP Container Orchestration Roadmap

Dec 4, 2019
Container orchestration in the embedded space lacks a good story and vision. This article explains where we currently are and what we have planned for the future.
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