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Version 19.1 Roadmap

Sep 24, 2019 2:53:54 PM / by Jeff Knepper

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19.1.0 Roadmap

 
Axiom
Grid Control now linked to Asset Model
Asset Template Control links to Asset and automatically duplicates template based on Asset instance count (check out the video!)
Filter feature allows for displayed Assets in Template or Grid to have condition based rules applied and for display order to be sorted
Numerous limits can be set and limits rules can be created
Navigation links added to allow for launching of other Applications and Charts
Clicking on Valuebox or Gauge launches new Trend Chart window
New Gauge styling based on size
New Aggregates available
Improve CS-Script caching
Allow for Value transformation without requiring scripting
 
Historian and Canary Admin
New Calculation Server
Calc Server adds support for using tags from multiple views in the same equation
Calc Server status tile and UI
Move Aggregate code into a library so it can be used by Views service and Calculation service
More home screen tile layout adjustments
New views functionality - return valid tags for an asset type & get type of asset from a path
Improve performance when editing a model with a large number of assets
 
Collectors
Sender / receiver proxy service
MQTT Collector - Implement primary host ID to allow transmission buffering when collector is offline. 
Store and Forward - add new tag rename/obsolete functionality
Add queued files count to the CSV Collector tile
Property cache within the CygNet collector to allow only property changes to be sent to the Historian
 
Client Tools
Views Web API V2
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Finally, a Buzzword Worth Repeating

May 29, 2019 10:08:43 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in time-series database

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In an industry consumed by buzzwords, could there be room for yet one more?  Of course there is!  But hold your groans because this particular catch phrase has been doing serious, heavy-duty lifting for decades, and deserves your attention. 

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Version 19.0 Release Notes

May 16, 2019 9:13:47 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Products

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The first official release of 2019 is now available, version 19.0. Both Axiom and the Canary Historian have seen some new feature additions as well as a few bug fixes:

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Axiom Wrapped In Electron

May 15, 2019 11:56:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper

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New with the release of Version 19 is the merger of the Axiom Browser and Axiom Application.  Previously, Canary supported two different versions of Axiom, each with their own individual user interface differences.  Now, using Electron, Canary is able to offer the same product in either browser or Windows application.  

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3 Axiom Features New For V19

May 10, 2019 8:45:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Axiom

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With the release of Version 19 expected within a few days, many have asked about new Axiom features.  Axiom, Canary's trending and dashboarding tool, has been one of the most popular products Canary has ever released, and it continues to grow with three new features.

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Artificial Intelligence Explained

Dec 4, 2018 11:42:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning

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We recently met Dr. Patrick Bangert, CEO of Algorithmica Technologies and discussed how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can benefit process manufacturers. As an expert in advanced analytics, predictive and prescriptive maintenance, and machine learning, Dr. Bangert often finds himself having to properly explain and define AI and how it relates to the process industry. Read below to better understand what his company, Algorithmica Technologies offers.

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Version 18.1 Release Notes

Nov 9, 2018 1:10:16 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Products

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The last official release of 2018 is now available, version 18.1. Both Axiom and the Canary Historian have seen some new feature additions as well as a few bug fixes:

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How to Sync Primary and Redundant Historians

Oct 5, 2018 8:17:32 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Ask Gary

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The fifteenth edition of a Q&A column with Gary Stern, President and Founder of Canary Labs. Have a question you would like me to answer? Email askgary@canarylabs.com
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70 Trends, One Second Updates, 30 Days, on a Single Trend Chart

Aug 7, 2018 8:07:18 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Axiom, Trending Software

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Here was the idea.  Let's show how Axiom would perform if we placed 70 individual trends on a single chart.  Each trend polls at one second intervals and updates 100% of the time.  Then, once we have all 70 trends on a single chart, let's call for 30 days of historical values. 

How will Axiom respond to a request for over 180 million values?

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2 Ways to Access Event Data

Jul 25, 2018 9:45:09 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Ask Gary

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The fourteenth edition of a Q&A column with Gary Stern, President and Founder of Canary Labs. Have a question you would like me to answer? Email askgary@canarylabs.com
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