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Active Directory

Created Mar 17, 2016 (18:32) , last modified Sep 28, 2021 (19:08) by Unknown User (null)

Abbreviation(s):
  • AD

Active Directory is a Windows OS directory service that facilitates working with interconnected, complex, and different network resources in a unified manner. In Ignition, this can be used as an authentication source that is managed by IT and provides a universal login for your operator's computers and Ignition clients.

ad hoc

Created Mar 17, 2016 (18:32) , last modified Sep 28, 2021 (19:08) by Unknown User (null)

Ad hoc refers to any activity that is not planned in advance, but is done or formed only because a particular situation has made it necessary.

Agnostic

Created Mar 17, 2016 (18:38) , last modified Sep 28, 2021 (19:08) by Unknown User (null)

Meaning not restricted to just one. Most commonly, you will hear that Ignition is database agnostic or Operating System agnostic. This means it can connect to many types of databases and be installed on more than one Operating System.

Allen-Bradley

Created Mar 17, 2016 (18:33) , last modified Sep 28, 2021 (19:08) by Unknown User (null)

Synonym(s):
  • A-B,
  • Allen Bradley

The name of a long list of popular PLCs owned by Rockwell.

API

Created Mar 17, 2016 (18:32) , last modified Sep 28, 2021 (19:08) by Unknown User (null)

Application Programming Interface (API), in the context of Java, is a collection of prewritten packages, classes, and interfaces with their respective methods, fields, and constructors. Similar to a user interface, which facilitates interaction between humans and computers, an API serves as a software program interface facilitating interaction. -techopedia

Aspect Ratio

Created Mar 17, 2016 (18:32) , last modified Sep 28, 2021 (19:08) by Unknown User (null)

The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height. It is commonly expressed as two numbers separated by a colon, as in 16:9. -Google

Automation

Created Mar 17, 2016 (18:32) , last modified Sep 28, 2021 (19:08) by Unknown User (null)

The technique, method, or system of operating or controlling a process by highly automatic means, as by electronic devices,reducing human intervention to a minimum. -The Free Dictionary


Automation Direct

Created Mar 17, 2016 (18:40) , last modified Sep 28, 2021 (19:08) by Unknown User (null)

A PLC supplier who rebrands PLCs manufactured by Koyo. These are mostly cheap, but reliable PLCs. They sell directly to end-users and integrators with no middle man, hence the name.

These PLCs are relatively limited and may be difficult to program but they have captured sizable market share based on price alone.