When designing and provisioning OTA software updates in IoT update management, it is important to think about the right strategy for deploying the updates to your device fleet. This is an essential step in figuring out how to build a management workflow for your IoT fleet. It is important to understand the distinct nuances of system updates and application updates and which ones are most suitable for your particular workflows and routines, the size, and characteristics of your device fleet. Developing IoT devices properly, in a robust and secure fashion, requires this meticulous strategic mindset. Firstly, let's get a clear understanding and definition of the two different types of update approaches. This is important to consider upfront as you think about how to do IoT.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://mender.io/blog/what-is-the-right-strategy-for-iot-update-management