The objective of the service is to install and configure a new PI System™

Installation of Visualization Tools: PI Process, PI Datalink y PI Vision

An installation of System Administration Tools (SMT) and PI System Explorer ™

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Why request the PI System™ Implementation service with PIPER?

OSIsoft®


OSIsoft® is a company whose purpose has been constant since 1980: to strengthen the business transformation of its clients by delivering greater value to companies. OSIsoft is constantly developing the open PI System™ infrastructure for people, industries and organizations.

PI System™


PI System™ is an open and easily scalable data infrastructure that helps companies deliver real-time information to their collaborators, turning operational information into knowledge and enabling a real transformation in the business.

PI System Infrastructure Implementation and Integration


The objective of the service is to install and configure a new PI System™. Implementation is done remotely or on site by an engineer from PIPER Solutions, certified by OSIsoft® as a specialist in infrastructure and Implementation of PI System ™.

The extent of this package is limited to a single PI Server and two standard PI Interfaces or PI Connectors.

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Implementation ServiceDeliverables



  • Review of the pre-installation checklist;
    confirmation that all prerequisites are being met. This proceeds to install the PI Server ™ software package, which includes: Data Archive, Standalone or High Availability PI Collective ™. Asset framework (AF) with notifications, asset analysis, and event frameworks. PI interfaces for system monitoring.
  • Installing PI ProcessBook ™ and PI DataLink ™
    on a client station. An installation of System Administration Tools (SMT) and PI System Explorer ™ will be performed verifying post-installation administration. PI System ™ management overview. OSIsoft technical support and training curriculum summary. Introduction to PI System ™ and finally an installation report.
  • Installation, configuration and testing
    of up to two standard PI interfaces or PI connectors: Validate communication with the data source. Configure and test buffering. Configure up to 10,000 tags. Configure PI Interface or PI Connector failover, if applicable.
  • Configure the data archive
    according to OSIsoft best practices: Configure and test Data Archive backup Configure and test automatic archive creation. Configure the adjustment parameters. Configure a set of monitoring tags to track the performance of the Data Archive server.
  • Configure AF and notifications
    according to OSIsoft best practices: Configure AF SQL database backup (only when SQL Server Express is installed locally on the AF server machine). Configure and test notifications.

Requirements to Implement


  • The hardware and operating systems
    of all PI System nodes must be installed and operational prior to the arrival of PIPER. A PIPER specialist will confirm that the hardware requirements are met during the preparation stage. Therefore, the hardware of the acquisition node (API Node) and its operating system must be installed and operational before the arrival of PIPER.
  • The Asset Framework server
    requiere acceso a SQL Server (versión 2008 o superior, en cualquiera de sus ediciones). Si no hay un servidor SQL disponible, se instalará SQL Express.
  • TCP / IP communication
    must be enabled and operational between all PI System nodes and the required ports must be open. The data file communicates through port 5450, AF communicates through port 5457 and 5459, PI Analysis service communicates through port 5463, PI notifications communicate through port 5468.
  • Customer technical staff
    must be available to provide access to the system during the audit (PI System, Security, Network and Control Systems). The customer must have a valid account on the OSIsoft technical support website with permission to download the required software. This account is also required to generate the license file for PI Data Archive.
  • The customer must provide
    an electronic version of the configuration of the signals extracted directly from the data source (tag name, description, zero, range, engineering units, point type, status information and control system address). The required information will be validated during the checklist review prior to implementation.
  • The client must guarantee
    the validity of the security permits necessary to access their organization as a prerequisite for the visit.

Implementation Schedule


The implementation dates will be mutually agreed after the formal acceptance of the service. The implementation process, from the request until its completion, normally lasts 3 weeks.

Week 1 and 2 - Communication of essentials, software request to OSIsoft. Hardware request, and operating system for PI Server nodes and Interfaces. Confirmation of implementation dates with PIPER.

Week 3 - Implementation on Site or Remote by PIPER (From 4 to 6 days according to the selected option).

Why request the PI System™ Implementation service with PIPER?


Commitment and Support in Peru
We become your Strategical Partners
Knowledge and Integration with the Industry
Certified Professionals in the PI System

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The audit consists on reviewing the installation, configuration and use of PI System™ and its components, ending with the delivery of an audit report and recommendations for improvement.