The Managed PI Software Update Services, released earlier in 2007, offers administrators a scalable and versatile way to control versioning of PI software throughout an enterprise system. This presentation will focus on the design goals, current features, and typical user scenarios for the Software Update Services. Common concerns and questions about security and installation will also be addressed.
Benny Gallardo is a senior software developer with OSIsoft in the PI clients group. He joined the company in 1998 and worked in the PI interface group developing several interfaces as well as the OLEDB COM connector. Four years later, Benny moved to the PI clients group and was the primary architect for version 3.0 of PI System Management Tools. As a member of the Managed PI team, he is currently the lead developer for the Software Update Services. Benny holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Davis and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.