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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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Have You Heard of Prescriptive Analytics?

Jul 25, 2018 8:39:12 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning

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No, it's not a typo. I didn't mean predictive. This morning I was reading an article from SparkCognition, "Changing the World by Way of Oil and Gas", and I came across the term for the first time. After some research, here is what I learned.

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