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LMP Container Orchestration Roadmap - Episode 2

By Andy Doan in lmp

April 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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Building 32-bit Arm Containers

By Andy Doan in lmp

February 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

By Marc Streeter in demos

December 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

By Andy Doan in lmp

December 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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FoundriesFactory: Modern tooling for Embedded Linux

By Tyler Baker in fota

November 18, 2019

The days of building monolithic embedded Linux systems are coming to an end. Security vulnerabilities, both on the software and hardware side are driving the embedded industry to adopt new ways to develop these systems. The writing has been on the walls for a while now, and this shift away from monolithic applications to microservices has been happening in the cloud for many years. The “internet of things” and “edge” computing have brought cloud developers closer to embedded systems than ever before.

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How To Manage LMP Containers

The Linux microPlatform uses a set of Docker containers to provide end-to-end services used by the Zephyr microPlatform. The containers and their configurations are deployed using a simple shell script that wraps Ansible. The scripts require a version of Ansible with Docker support. Some distro packages such as Ubuntu 16.04 don’t have this, so make sure you install Ansible from a proper source before continuing.

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