2008 - User Conference - Amsterdam
A presentation on HA (High Availability) infrastructure for PI systems, which involves the use of multiple PI servers in a collective to increase reliability, availability, and troubleshooting flexibility. The presentation discusses the rapid adoption of HA in the two years since it was released, and reviews a variety of possible architectures using HA.
Colin Breck joined OSIsoft in 2001 and is a member of the PI Server development team. He was involved in the development of the PI High Availability solution delivered with Platform Release 1 (PR1) and continues to be involved in ongoing PI High Availability development initiatives. He has a BSc (Eng) in Mathematics and Engineering and an MSc (Eng) in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
OSIsoft Europe GmbH
Michael Jakob is Field Service Manager for OSIsoft in Europe and joined OSIsoft in 1992. Over the years he has also been responsible for PI product consulting, installation, migration, support, sales support, training and IT support/management. He is a product specialist for PI for IT Monitoring and MCN. Michael was an engineer for Informatics and started his career in VEB Mikroelektronik Karl Marx Erfurt, a semiconductor company, where he worked for ten years. He maintained their process computer infrastructure and did software development.