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Glossary term
termLabelsMQTT
gloTermElecsys Director
termSynsDirector,RediGate,RediLink

An Edge of Network Gateway (device) made by Elecsys Corp that has hundreds of built-in drivers to communicate to various PLCs. It can communicate to devices through Ethernet or Serial and sends data back to a MQTT Server through Ethernet, Satellite, or Cellular connections.


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termLabelsgloTermEnterprisetermAbbrs

Refers to a collection of sites, computers, or projects that are all connected together. Often there is one controller that coordinates between the other systems. Often used in Ignition referring to the EAM or Enterprise Administration Module.


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termLabelsgloTermEnterprise Architecture ModuletermAbbrstermSyns

A lot of people think this is what EAM stands for, but it is not. EAM is the acronym for the Enterprise Administration Module.

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gloTermEnterprise Resource Planning
termAbbrsERP

An information system that integrates much of a facility's information like billing and manufacturing orders. Ignition can connect to many ERP systems and pull valuable information to check against orders, etc. Commonly referred to when using MES modules.


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termLabelsgloTermEthernet

The standard for cabling devices together in a network. All new computers come with with Ethernet, ; any reference to "'network," "' 'network ready ready," "' 'LAN," "LAN connection" or "network card" implies Ethernet. Ethernet uses ' 'LAN connection' or 'network card' implies EthernetEthernet uses cables to connect devices. Many PLCs are connected through ethernetEthernet, meaning they can be connected directly to the the network and the  and the OPC server can talk to it communicate without going through another device. A Serial serial-to-Ethernet converter  converter (device) can be used on some older serial PLCs to make the them appear on the network as a normal ethernet PLCthe network as normal Ethernet PLCs. See also Network, LANEdge of Network Gateway.


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gloTermexpression tag

These tags are driven by an expression. The expression syntax is the same as for property bindings, and allows mathematical operations, references to other tags, logic operations, and more.



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Glossary term
termAbbrs
gloTermEnterprise Administration ModuletermSyns

The Enterprise Administration Module (EAM) allows a user to control and monitor any number of Ignition Gateways from a central Gateway. The EAM takes advantage of the Gateway Network system to seamlessly deliver data between Gateways.


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termLabelsgloTermEAMtermAbbrs

See Enterprise Administration Module.


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gloTermETLtermAbbrstermSyns

Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) describes three database functions that are combined into one tool to pull data out of one database and place it into another database. This process is used in data warehousing responsible for pulling data out of the source systems and placing it into a data warehouse.


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gloTermExtract, Transform and LoadtermSyns

See ETL.

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gloTermExtensible Markup LanguagetermAbbrstermSyns

See XML.


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Glossary term
termAbbrs
gloTermERPtermSyns

See Enterprise Resource Planning.

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