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Automsoft rapidHistorian

rapidHistorian - The Advanced Process Data Historian Solution

Automsoft’s rapidHistorian™ system is a robust suite of powerful data historian, information management and analysis applications designed to collect, analyze and serve large volumes of process data. rapidHistorian™ delivers market leading data processing capabilities through its high speed distributed database.

rapidHistorian™ is at the heart of the enterprise, empowering businesses to achieve sustained process improvement and collaborative decision-making. rapidHistorian™ enables businesses to achieve a closer alignment of actual output and strategic goals and meet Key Performance Indicators.

The rapidHistorian™ family of applications, founded on Automsoft’s core rapidHistorian technology, includes:

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rapidHistorian Features

  • Powerful distributed data historian
  • Real-time plant monitoring & asset management
  • Enterprise data configuration & management
  • Centralized reporting & configuration tools
  • Calculation Engine, root-cause analysis & predictive modeling
  • KPI monitoring & Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) analysis
  • Low IT administration
  • Secure data, user authentication & electronic signatures
  • Alarm & event management

Key rapidHistorian Components

  • Data Capture: rapidHistorian collects data from any control system or device. Supported data formats include time series, batch (ISA 88), Alarm & Event and binary.
  • Reporting Tool: rapidHistorian’s reporting capability collects and manages data retrieved from external control systems and batch execution systems. Users can explore time series, alarm & event and batch data, batch lists, select batch data sources, define report properties and run and save reports.
  • Audit Reporting Tool: rapidHistorian provides a tamper-evident record of all interactions with a database. Using the audit server the audit database can track interactions with multiple local or remote rapidHistorian databases and generate comprehensive audit trail reports. Audit reports can include data on a range of audit queries including interactions by specific user, type of activity or within a specific time period.
  • rapid-XL Add-In: rapidHistorian’s XL Add-In transforms Microsoft Excel into a powerful rapidHistorian query and modeling tool.
  • Digital Signatures: Reports generated with rapidHistorian’s reporting tools can be digitally signed. Signed reports may be versioned and stored in the rapidHistorian database.

System Availability Components

  • Server High Availability: rapidHistorian’s High Availability component allows manufacturers to bolster server uptime to 99.999% availability. This module pairs a primary server with multiple standby servers..
  • Database Replication: rapidHistorian’s Data Replication component provides database mirroring on one or more remote servers.
  • Caching & Redundancy: The rapidHistorian Caching component ensures continuous data capture in the event of network failure.