This presentation on more advanced uses of interfaces and COM connectors for getting data into PI discussions the following topics: Batch File Interface, data from relational databases, forecast data, and IT monitoring for the systems involved.
Matt Heere is the Windows Infrastructure Team Lead at PJM. He has been administering PI systems for 11 years, both at PJM and in his former life as a process control consultant with Fisher-Rosemount Systems. Matt is 33 years old, holds an M.S.E.E. from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a private pilot and pretty good cook.
PJM Interconnection is a regional transmission organization (RTO). They ensure the reliability of the largest centrally dispatched control area in North America by coordinating the movement of electricity in all or parts of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.