• A modern walkthrough of PI System Management Tools

    If your PI system is new or fairly up-to-date, then you won't need a lot of stuff in PI System Management Tools (PI SMT).   This blog post… will help you declutter PI SMT by helping you un...
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  • PI suggestions with suggested actions

    There are some suggestions on OSIsoft's feedback website that are in the wrong place, have already been completed, have already been posted, have been generalized, are too vague, or are clearly a bad idea. These ...
    last modified by Kenneth_Barber
  • Announcing PI Web API client library for MATLAB Toolbox

    Introduction  This is a MATLAB toolbox that integrates the PI System with MATLAB through PI Web API. With this toolbox you can retrieve PI data without having to generate the URL for each request. This version w...
    Marcos Vainer Loeff
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  • PI Space Suggestion Compilation

    Size matters. Not everyone has a big hard disk.   Below is a hand-picked compilation of suggestions from OSIsoft's feedback website that relate to computer space. This includes suggestions ab...
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  • List & future of PI client programs

    Most of the PI programs are intended to be installed on servers, but some need to be installed on your work computer. Which ones exactly? See the table below to find out…   Install Kit Purpose Stat...
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  • PI Security Suggestion Compilation

    Part of a PI administrator's job is to make sure that the PI system is as reasonably secure as possible. However, sometimes, it is PI itself that must be made more secure. This post compiles many of the security-...
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  • PI Square's secret missions!

    That sounds like the name of a Power Star.    In a previous blog post, I walked through how you can earn points by completing missions. However, I largely ignored the hidden, "secret" mi...
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  • PI Quick Suggestion Compilation

    This blog post compiles suggestions from OSIsoft's feedback website that, in my opinion, would be quick to implement, but my opinion could always be wrong. Most of these involve a minor text edit somewhere, and all of...
    last modified by Kenneth_Barber
  • PI Deprecation Suggestion Compilation

    Over time, many PI programs have been superseded by newer ones, but this has not always been made clear. This post compiles suggestions from OSIsoft's feedback website that focus on making this succession clearer or t...
    last modified by Kenneth_Barber
  • ***My blog's table of contents***

    What do you do when you've bought a lot of junk? You buy even more stuff: you buy shelves to organize your junk. (No, we're not about to have a yard sale. We like our junk. )   This blog post is the shelf f...
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  • PI-SDK Performance Improvement in PI 3.4.380 Network Manager

    Introduction   The PI Software Development Kit (PI SDK) is a programming library providing access to PI Servers. The product is primarily middleware in that it provides an interface between the PI Server back-en...
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  • Build Bridges from PI to Companion Enterprise Systems

    PI users working with assets usually need data outside the PI system to complete investigations and make decisions. Enterprise engineering drawings and maintenance records for assets are typical needs. Yes, you can co...
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  • Security trends and highlights from S4x19

    S4 may well be the ‘Davos’ for those who strive to improve modern society by addressing digital hazards affecting industrial automation systems. Technology professionals and industrial security thought lea...
    Bryan Owen
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  • OSI UC Hackathon 2017 - Realtime OSI PI Visualization with Augmented Reality

    For our entry into the 2017 OSI UC Hackathon, we created a real-time OSI PI visualization web dashboard and an augmented reality mobile app using the Thingworx Studio free trial. This application allows field operator...
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  • Oceania Webinar 2016 - PI Integrator for Business Analytics Q&A (Continues)

    Hi everyone,   Thank you all for attending the PI Integrator for Business Analytics webinar held on Tuesday, 10th of May 2016 (GMT+10). You can see the webinar recording via the link below.   http://pages....
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  • Raspberry PI to the PI System (PI UFL interface)

    I wanted to share a project I am working in my free time. I was willing to send data from my Raspberry PI to the PI Data Archive.   I have seen similar projects using the PI HTML interface and PI Web API. Finally...
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  • Raspberry Pi to the PI System

    Yesterday, Barry posted a blog post about writing to the PI System using the Arduino Yun. I figured I’ll join in this Internet of Things fun by posting my experience on writing to PI using Raspberry Pi.   ...
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  • Arduino To PI with PI Web API

    Motivation   Internet of Things is all the craze these days. It's currently at the top of the Gartner hype cycle. It's only appropriate that I blog about it soon .   In this post, I will show a simple exam...
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  • How to Connect Phidget and Arduino Sensors to a PI System via PowerShell

    I really do enjoy PowerShell; it makes interfacing with a whole host of components within a machine--including the built-in geolocation API (PowerShell Script – Get-ComputerGeolocation | Anything about IT). ...
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  • First meeting of the Tucson Electric Power PI Users Group Meeting

    These are the 26 attendees of our first ever local PI Users Group Meeting. It exceeded our expectations.  Special thanks to our OSIsoft Account Managers, Bruce Becwar and Troy Carbaugh.   Carlos Arocho
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