Are there any course prerequisites and software requirements?

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  • Basic directory navigation and management (Windows Explorer, creating and finding files)
  • Basic Windows and Network security (why you log in, what is a domain, etc.)
  • Some familiarity with real-time data sources (control systems, PLCs, OPC)


Software Requirements

Note: The specific cloud environment developed by the course author can be purchased to practice your skills. However, learners can also use their own development/test PI System to complete the course. The software requirements for completing the exercises and the final project are as follows:

  • Access to Active Directory
  • PI Data Archive (3.4.380 or later) with PI System Management Tool (PI SMT)
  • PI AF Server 2016 or later with PI System Explorer
  • An interface using PI API and PI Buffer Subsystem 2016 or later
  • Permissions to create and update PI Points
  • Optional: PI Builder


Don't have access to your own PI System?

This online course has a learning cloud environment, designed to enhance your learning experience. You will receive access for 21 days since you launch the machine.

Purchase the 21 Days Course Cloud Environment (Optional - Includes Additional Cost)