Historian Resources and Links

Aug. 15, 2012
Need more information on historians? These in-depth resources are available.

Software Historian Essentials: The Basics of What They Are and How They Work by Colin More, applications engineer with global engineering and construction company M+W Group (formerly Global Automation Partners or GAP) www.gap5.com

Uses of Historian Data—A Tutorial Contributed by David McCarthy, president and chief executive officer, TriCore, Inc., Racine, Wis. www.tricore.com

GE Energy’s iCenter: A Historian on Steroids This case history describes the infrastructure supporting GE Energy’s iCenter operations management service center, as described by Dan McGuire, program leader for global professional services for automation vendor GE Intelligent Platforms www.ge-ip.com

Real-Time Process Data vs. Real Time Businesss Data, an interview with Dr. Peter G. Martin, vice president of Business Value Consulting for Invensys Operations Management www.invensys.com

Performance Based Industrial Infrastructures, a whitepaper by Dr. Peter G. Martin, vice president of Business Value Consulting for Invensys Operations Management www.invensys.com

Data Management: Understanding Calculation Servers, an interview with Mike Bowbyes, PMP, product marketing manager for Honeywell Process Solutions’ Advanced Solutions Group. www.honeywellprocess.com

Is the Data Valid, and How Do I Know? Marc Leroux, discusses ABB customer experiences with gathering and maintaining data managed by historians www.abb.com

Process Historians Evolving into Operations Centers by Dave Woll, vice president, ARC Advisory Group, Dedham Mass.  www.arcweb.com

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