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gloTermDiagnostic Tags
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Diagnostic Tags provide status about each device connection, such as if the device Is Connected, Hostname, Device Name, performance information, and more.


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gloTermDiscrete Manufacturingdiscrete manufacturing

Refers to manufacturing of individual items such as cars as opposed to Process Manufacturing which refers to continuous streams of production such as oil from a refinery. Discrete manufacturing generally uses PLCs for control, and Process Manufacturing generally uses Process Control systems. There is some crossover, but each typesystem (PLC or Process Control) is best suited to its own industry.

Big names in PLC control are:  Allen-Bradley, GE, Siemens, Modicon, Automation Direct, and Omron. Big names in process control are:  Honeywell, Porter & Fisher, Rosemount, and Bristol Babcock.

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A data-centric task or system is one that is focused around interacting with data. This could mean reading, writing, or both. Often it is referring to data stored in a database.

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gloTermDistributed Network Protocol
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See DNP3.


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A dword (double word) is a data type definition. A dword is an unsigned, 32-bit unit of data. The value can be an integer in the range of 0 through 4,294,967,295.

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