Software allows process data exchange.
August 12, 2008 -
Connecting relational databases to manufacturing control systems, MatrikonOPC Client for ODBC enables users to exchange process data between OPC- and ODBC-enabled databases. Software logs process data to preferred database and writes from relational database to control system. It can be dynamically configured while online and SQL statements may be executed directly from GUI to aid in testing and configuration. Program can also run silently in background as Windows NT Service.
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Matrikon Consulting Inc.
1800 10405 Jasper Ave.
Edmonton, AB, T5N4A3
MatrikonOPC Client for ODBC
Exchange process data without any prior SQL experience with the new MatrikonOPC Client for ODBC!
EDMONTON, July 30 / / - MatrikonOPC(TM) is pleased to announce the release of the MatrikonOPC Client for ODBC. This fully OPC Compliant Client requires no prior SQL experience to exchange process data between OPC and ODBC enabled databases. Connecting relational databases to manufacturing control systems has never been easier.
Unlike other ODBC products on the market today, the MatrikonOPC Client for ODBC not only logs process data to your preferred database, but also writes from a relational database to control systems. Being fully compliant with the latest OPC specifications, this OPC Client effortlessly connects to any OPC Server.
MatrikonOPC Client for ODBC Features and Benefits:
- Log process values from an OPC server to an ODBC database.
- Populates an OPC Server with data from an ODBC database.
- Provides support for ODBC compliant databases such as Microsoft
Access, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Sybase, etc.
- Software may be dynamically configured while online.
- SQL statements may be executed directly from the graphical user
interface to aid in testing and configuration.
- Advanced users will appreciate the powerful custom ODBC queries.
- Can run silently in the background as a Windows NT Service.
- User-readable XML configuration file.
- Leverage SQL knowledge along with the unique OPC variable syntax to create complex OPC-database communication.
To learn more about the MatrikonOPC Client for ODBC, or to explore the download, please navigate to: http://matrikonopc.com/products/opc-archiving/opc-client-for-odbc.aspx
About MatrikonOPC (a division of Matrikon Inc. (TSX: MTK))
With a collection of more than 500 OPC products and over 100,000 installations worldwide, MatrikonOPC is the world's largest supplier of OPC connectivity products. Matrikon is a charter member of the OPC Foundation, and has demonstrated a commitment to developing OPC as the industrial connectivity standard.
Matrikon's international customer base includes a wide range of companies from process to discrete manufacturers in industrial, commercial and military applications. With offices throughout North America, Australia, Europe and the Middle East, Matrikon's reach is global.
Visit MatrikonOPC at www.MatrikonOPC.com.
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