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Integrating SPC With SCADA Boosts Quality
See how the new Ignition SPC Module can raise quality with automatic notifications and powerful data analysis tools. Increase the collaboration between labs, the control system, and plant floor operators by integrating statistical process control (SPC) data with your supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system.
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Develop Projects in a Fraction of the Time
Have you ever been working on an HMI, SCADA, or MES project and wished that you had an extra pair of hands to get all the development work done? Look no further – Ignition v7.4 introduced new features that will let you develop everything in a fraction of the time it can take using other traditional HMI / SCADA packages.
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3 Reasons SCADA Software is Going Nowhere
SCADA technology and information technology (IT) have always been thought of as two different solutions. When companies realize the power of what IT practices and technology can do, they can gain a real advantage over the competition.
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Cloud-Based SCADA Systems
Recently the focus of cloud computing has started to shift from consumer-based applications to enterprise management systems. With the promise of less overhead, lower prices, quick installation, and easy scalability, cloud computing appears to be a very attractive option for many companies.
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How to Reduce Downtime & Raise OEE
Downtime is one of the biggest culprits for bringing down a plant's overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) because it can take a huge chunk of time out of your planned production time. This webinar will teach you how to reduce downtime and raise OEE.
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Ignition v7.3 Create Stunning Projects
Learn what's new in Ignition version 7.3! The new version features many major improvements requested by our users.
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How To Set Up Database Replication In MySQL
This article describes how to set up database replication in MySQL. MySQL replication allows you to have an exact copy of a database from a master server on another server (slave), and all updates to the database on the master server are immediately replicated to the database on the slave server so that both databases are in sync.
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How To: Turn An Existing PDF Into A Dynamic Report
This article demonstrates how to use the FactoryPMI Reporting Plugin to dynamically fill an existing PDF report. For this example, we will fill in a 1040EZ Income Tax Return with data from a MySQL database.
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How To: Expose a FactoryPMI Gateway Behind a Private Network
This month's article covers some basic networking principals and settings to expose a local FactoryPMI gateway to a wider network.
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How To: Use FactoryPMI Gateway On 2 Closed Networks
This article explains how to set up a FactoryPMI Gateway that needs to be accessible from 2 separate private networks on different adapters.
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