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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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3 Quick Trending Tips You Can Use

May 24, 2018 10:23:01 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Trending Software, Axiom

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Imagine if you could look at a single trend and instantly know how that trend currently compares to itself from a year ago!

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The 5 Trend Features You Must Have

Mar 16, 2017 8:26:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Trending Software

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For over 30 years Canary has specialized in providing fast and easy to use trending tools.  Below are five features that continually receive praise from Canary users.
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Axiom Version 11.1 Released

Jul 21, 2016 11:29:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, News, Products, Trending Software

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In a continuous effort to ensure that Canary software is best in class, we are pleased to announce the release of 11.1.0.  Several new features are debuting with 11.1.0, including the ability to connect the Views service to OPC HDA as well as OPC UA, event playback, and the saving of design templates.  Read further for the complete list of changes.

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Monitor Your Process and Make Informed Decisions from Anywhere

Jul 18, 2016 2:04:00 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Products, Trending Software

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 Every day you use mobile technology, sometimes to book a flight, arrange for a cab ride, or check your bank account. How often do you use it to monitor your process and ensure operations are running smoothly? If you can’t currently use your smartphone or tablet to quickly and easily view your process data, you should consider Canary’s Axiom solution.

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Smart SCADA Software: Logic Meets Process Data

Jul 7, 2016 3:37:00 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Products, Trending Software

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Too many operators and engineers rely on their SCADA and HMI displays for process feedback.  While these outlets may be suitable for live, "in the moment" process management, they are not useful for process review, especially if you have access to a process historian.  Just like game film is crucial to the success of an NFL quarterback, a solid data historian with strong trending solutions and process data analytics are a must-have if you hope to better your industrial process.
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Data Historians and Their Necessity

Jun 24, 2016 4:11:00 PM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, Products, Trending Software

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Many companies do not realize the advantages that historical process data can offer, helping them to save both time and money. Ed Stern, Vice President of Canary Labs, discusses his experience in the matter:

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Canary Software: a Comprehensive Overview

Jun 7, 2016 8:20:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, Products, Trending Software

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Since 1985, Canary Labs has been focused on reliably and quickly recording time series data into it's process data historian.  Named after the canaries that were carried into coal mines by miners to detect toxic gases, Canary software assists engineers and control operators in finding conditions that are not easily detected; providing early warning and alarms that will help prevent minor issues from becoming major disasters.

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Data Historian and Trending Software that Meets User's Requirements

Jun 3, 2016 11:37:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Data Historian, Life, Products, Trending Software

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I recently received an email from a potential system integrator customer that wanted to see how the Canary data historian and trending software would meet their client's needs.  After addressing all concerns, I thought it would be worthwhile to share as it demonstrates how well the Canary system works in comparison to other products like Pi, GE, or Rockwell software.

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Case Study: Practical Use in the Field

May 31, 2016 10:34:00 AM / by Jeff Knepper posted in Case Studies, Data Historian, Products, Trending Software

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Time and time again, companies who make an investment in the Canary data historian and trending software solutions see great returns on their investment. An independent oil and natural gas company made a $22,500 investment in the Canary data historian and Axiom trending and analytic software and saved over $250,000 through monitoring and improving the efficiency of their equipment.

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