Skkynet White Papers

Can I Store and Forward OPC Data?

It seems reasonable to ask if it is possible to store and forward OPC data. Nobody wants to lose their data if there is a network problem or the connection gets broken. A deeper understanding of OPC helps clarify what is necessary, and what is possible.

Relational Database or Real-Time Historian for Logging Process Data?

Which is the best tool for logging industrial data – a relational database or a real-time historian? Each has its advantages and drawbacks.

Redundancy for OPC

Implementing redundancy for OPC can make a system more robust, and provide an extra measure of security–as long as it is done well.

Advanced Tunnelling for OPC with Cogent DataHub

OPC DA does not network well. Advanced tunnelling for OPC avoids problems with DCOM, and provides robust, secure networking for OPC DA.