What Asset Framework Needs – A Web-Based PI System Explorer

My previous post about .NET 5 leads me to another suggestion. The Asset Framework needs a modern web-based client. As anyone who uses the fat-client PI System Explorer knows, keeping everyone up to date can be challenging. The PI System Explorer, or PSE for short, is a powerful editor with a lot of smarts built…

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What the Asset Framework Needs – .NET 5

The Asset Framework uses the Windows Communication Foundation, WCF, for communication with clients. WCF was an excellent choice when OSIsoft initially developed AF as it facilitated integrated Windows authentication, encryption, and other features that made building a modern API easier. The AF SDK is a .Net assembly for developing applications for AF. The AF SDK…

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What the Asset Framework Needs – Timezone support

Adding a built-in Timezone attribute

Aveva’s (acquired OSIsoft) Asset Framework features attributes to specify the location of an asset. Adding a built-in timezone attribute is a missing component that would help several use cases. Many AF Servers contain elements located in different timezones. This would allow: Analysis calculations to be triggered from the element’s local time. This is useful when…

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