Resin.io changes name to balena, releases open source edition

Today we’re excited to announce that resin.io is becoming balena. That’s right, we’re changing our name! Coinciding with the new name, we’re also releasing a beta version of openBalena, the open source edition of our core platform. Our team just returned home from our annual

Evolve your fleet: manage multiple device types in one application

When it comes to managing a fleet of remote devices, we know there are many points of friction. Our goal at resin.io is to eliminate as many of these as we can, and we've put a lot of work into making deployments across device types as similar as possible.

Etcher: Now with multi-write and Compute Module support!

We’re more than pleased to announce the release of Etcher 1.4.3, probably the most exciting release of Etcher since its initial launch two years ago. To understand why this release is so exciting, take a look at this picture: What you see here is Etcher flashing multiple

Your guide to deploying an IoT fleet

We've seen thousands of IoT deployments over the years, and along the way we've learned what makes for the most successful projects. On our new Going to Production page, we share some of the lessons we've learned, collected into a a basic project plan. Our project plan breaks the process

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ now supported on resin.io!

Earlier this month, the Raspberry Pi Foundation released the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, a faster, more capable model of their incredibly popular Raspberry Pi 3. The board includes a number of features we know our users will appreciate, and we're happy to say it's now officially supported on the

Introducing Project Fin: a board for fleet owners

Today is an incredibly exciting day for the resin.io team, one we’ve been working towards for a while: we’re announcing resin’s first entry into hardware. Introducing Project Fin, a carrier board designed for the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 Lite. Our mission at resin.io is

Open source resin.io: progress and next steps

In 2015, we announced our plans to create an open source form of the core resin.io product, with the goal of providing an easy to deploy platform for managing device fleets. Last summer we reiterated on our commitment, and in our status update we stated that, given our progress

Multicontainer on resin.io is here!

On behalf of everyone on the resin.io team, I couldn’t be more excited to announce that resin.io now supports running multiple containers. This has been the #1 requested feature over the last year, by resin.io users of every shape and size. Makers, startups, industrials and global

Remotely updating your host operating system on resin.io

At resin.io, we offer our users a simple way to remotely update their applications running on fleets of IoT devices. This usually means that users don’t need to worry about updating the host operating system, since their code lives inside of a Docker container running on top of

Announcing balena: a Moby-based container engine for IoT

TL;DR: balena is a new container engine based on the Moby Project, with an emphasis on embedded and IoT use cases, and fully compatible with Docker containers. Compared to the standard Docker container engine, it supports container deltas for 10-70x more efficient bandwidth usage, has 3.5x smaller binaries,