Database Management

Intelligent Automation Series Part 6: Understanding Process Automation Systems

By Blog, Database Management, Intelligent Automation, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Process Control, Process Historian, Remote Support, Remote Viewing, SCADA

Intelligent Automation: Understanding Process Automation Systems Welcome to the sixth and last post in the Intelligent Automation Educational Series: Understanding Process Automation Systems, there are a total of six posts…

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Production Data Management System for Diatomaceous Earth Processing

By Case Studies, Database Management, Mining, Process Analysis

A leading diatomaceous earth processing facility was storing its production data in Excel spreadsheets. The long-term effects of this method lead to large amounts of spreadsheets on their servers, and made it difficult to access necessary information efficiently. The best remedy for this problem was to move to a web-based solution. This approach provided a centralized database to store the data and an interface for authorized users to enter, edit, and view the data.

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Custom Data Monitoring Website for Solar Facility Commissioning

By Case Studies, Database Management, Process Analysis, Process Historian, Remote Support, Standardization, Web-based Solutions

Our staff worked with a solar power provider to develop and implement a web-based monitoring system for use at 3 of their new solar power plants. The website was configured to allow internal users to monitor real-time data from each facility, with data access to the general public on a 30 day delay. The system provided operational staff with automatic email and text notifications of equipment alarms. The site included functionality for customer invoicing and utility reporting to comply with regulatory requirements.

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