Delta updates now standard on all new balenaCloud IoT devices

Updating IoT devices in the field presents fleet owners with the dual challenges of pushing out binaries over minimal network bandwidth connections and reducing downtime while changes are applied. balenaCloud’s newly enabled deltas by default feature tackles both problems by automatically delivering lightweight changes that can be applied to

Local Mode and livepush make balenaCloud development powerfully fast

Developing containerized applications can be time-consuming, particularly when they have multiple services and you want to ensure they run properly on different platforms and IoT devices. With balenaCloud Local Mode and livepush, development happens right on your devices, allowing you to quickly iterate and see updated results immediately. When you

balenaCloud ESR: Get peace of mind with only two OS updates a year

We’re excited to announce the Extended Support Release (ESR) line of operating system for Production and Enterprise fleets using balenaCloud. ESR makes it easier for at-scale fleet owners to have a more predictable OS update schedule while ensuring critical security or bug fixes are not missed. Who does ESR

How to use balenaCloud container contracts in mixed-device environments to fine-tune your fleet

If you’re like most folks running an IoT environment, you have a mix of devices that don’t always support the same services and drivers, despite their common architecture. With balenaCloud container contracts, you can set rules that prevent devices from getting upgrades that make them fail -- and

Living on the edge with livepush… and other CLI improvements

Here at balena, we understand that the primary users of our platform are engineers. For a long time, the tooling we provided for developers and DevOps engineers wasn’t as user-friendly or cohesive as we’d have liked it to be. So a few months back, we decided to focus