What is the best SCADA system to learn for beginners?

I don't know which one to choose? Choose the cheapest, the prettiest or the most interesting for you. Sounds silly or straight? Choose the cheapest, the prettiest, or the most interesting for you. Sounds silly or straight? Imagine that it doesn’t matter which SCADA system you get to know because the principle of operation is the same in all standard systems. I recommend choosing a known supplier who has a wide spectrum of modules and extensions because it will allow you to find more fun in getting to know the whole system. When deciding to learn or learn about the…

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Past vs modern industry company structure

Past vs modern industry company structure can be very exciting now. Let's think about the structure of today's companies. In the era of changes regarding IIOT4.0 we see a certain division into systems created very modernly and those that were created, e.g. 5 years ago. Here are the main features of both cases: Company structure before Industry 4.0 Structure determined by hardware Connection only between production levels Products not integrated into process chain Roles and features tied to hardware Databases on demand (local or server rooms) No real-time improvement Weak possibilities to preventive maintenance Company structure in Industry 4.0 Flexible machines…

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Siemens WinCC V7.x

Software description Siemens WinCC is currently my favorite system for creating process-visualizations (SCADA). WinCC (classic version e.g. V7.4, 7.5) is a scalable system that can be a simple stand-alone project, an extensive server-client system based on redundant servers or an application created to work with many web clients. This approach allows it to be used in all types of industries and for all types of applications. One of the special features of WinCC is its total openness due to the possibility of connecting it with third-party software. As software for the most complex HMI tasks, WinCC can handle the largest…

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What is SCADA?

One of the basic questions you should face is what SCADA really is? If we consider Wikipedia information, SCADA is an acronym for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. Generally speaking, it is a program running on a computer, communicating with PLCs installed in the field. SCADA components The system is additionally built of components such as: Hardware Computers PLCs/PACs/RTUs Communication modules IT infrastructure Communication technology Ethernet (profinet etc.) RS232 RS485 Modbus MQTT OPC DNP3 IEC 61850 IEC 60870  Software Operator interfaces Engineering interfaces Communication software SCADA functions SCADA has many tasks and functions, some of which must be fulfilled and…

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