OSIsoft Condition-Based Maintenance Guidebook

Condition-Based Maintenance using the OSIsoft PI System

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Gopal GopalKrishnan gave an excellent presentation about Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) at the OSISoft Users Conference this year. For many years, Gopal has been the go to guy at OSIsoft when it comes to this subject. What we are seeing now is the result of his, and others, efforts over the years working with OSIsoft customers […]

End of Support for Windows Server 2003 Coming This Year – Plan now to upgrade your OSIsoft PI System Computers

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Microsoft will end support of Windows Server 2003 on July 14th, 2015. Microsoft will no longer provide security fixes and updates for the OS after this date. It is imperative that you develop a plan to upgrade any PI servers or interface computers that you have running this OS. Upgrading your PI Server is usually […]

Targeted OSIsoft PI System Training

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I think that we have all had the experience before where you sit in a training class, some of the information in the class is relevant to what you do, and some is not. At times, you sit there with your eyes glazed over bored to tears. You feel good finishing the class, but as […]

Windows XP End of Life is quickly approaching

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Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP on April 8th of this year. It is funny that I  was just reminded of this impending deadline by a OSIsoft Technical Support Bulletin that I received in my email while I am working with a client to replace an old Windows 2000 box running a PI interface. There are […]

PI in the Sky on a new Azure VM

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At the UC this year, the OSIsoft folks gave a presentation about PI in the Sky or PI in the cloud (UC video here).  Microsoft just  publicly released some of the new capabilities discussed at the UC to Windows Azure and I wanted to give it a try. I decided to see how easy it […]