Monday, April 20, 2015

OSISoft PI System; Microsoft Azure Fabric & Microservices

Microsoft is releasing in the near future Azure Service Fabric as a preview beta (

Azure Service Fabric is built to run microservices - a complex application consisting of smaller, interlocked components that enables updating components without disrupting service. Microsoft has used this over the past few years internally for many of its own applications and the new release is for general use, a new product.

OSIsoft is an early adopter of this system and run with it to expand into the exploding IoT market.
OSISoft's PI:

PI is a system envisaged to bring sensor data directly to the board room minus the human middle man. This is one embodiment of IoT to not only get the data but analyze so as to provide deeper insight and provide operational intelligence.

Here is OSIsoft overview (from OSIsoft site),

"OSIsoft, a global leader in operational intelligence, delivers an open enterprise infrastructure to connect sensor-based data, operations and people to enable real-time and actionable insights.--"
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