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Release Schedule: PI AF (View all)
2018-12-10
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Current Release
 
Product
Version
Date
Description
Features
Release
PI Server 2018
2.10.0.8628
2018-06
The PI Server 2018 release will include a new version of PI AF with Asset Analytics and Notifications.  This release focuses on extensibility, usability and manageability.  Asset Analytics will introduce native connectivity to MATLAB enabling users to schedule and run their MATLAB functions fully integrated into their analyses.  Other major new features include support for arrays in analyses, display digits in AF attributes and notify on close for Notifications.  
Upcoming Releases
 
Product
Version
Date
Description
Features
Release
PI Server 2018 SP2
2.10.5.xxxx
2019-01
AF 2018 SP2 will be released as part of PI Server 2018 SP2. This release will focus on many areas including improving reliability, system manageability, client access performance, search flexibility and performance. Other areas of improvement include PI Analysis Service manageability and resiliency. Minor Notifications enhancements will also be included.
  • General search enhancement including support for the OR operator
  • Improved overlapped event frame searches
  • Ability to import analyses/notifications in disabled state
  • Ability to set a Default PI Server per AF Database enabling easier management of AF databases between different machines
  • General usability improvements in PI System Explorer
  • Improved PI Analysis Service resiliency
  • Expose PI Analysis Service runtime status and basic information via AF SDK
  • Custom headers for Notifications REST web services delivery channel
Previous Releases
 
Product
Version
Date
Description
Features
Release
PI Server 2017 R2
2.9.5.8352
2017-12
This release will provide enhancements in AF, analytics and notifications.  In addition to many major enhancements, this release also incorporates the new PI System Directory Server into the PI AF Services installation kit.  This release provides performance and scalability improvements along with bug fixes.
  • Auto-recalc
  • Analytics writing to EF attributes
  • Linear Regression analytics function
  • Event frame functions for Start Time, End Time and Duration
  • Additional support for PI System Health
  • PI System Directory Server
  • UOM grouping
  • Override attribute template description
  • Hierarchical enumeration sets
  • Authentication to SMTP and web services notifications delivery channels
  • Dynamic notifications email delivery endpoints
  • Static trends in notification emails
Service Pack
PI AF 2017 SP1
2.9.1.8106
2017-06
This is a minor service pack to PI AF 2017 (v2.9.0.8065) containing several bug fixes.
This is a minor service pack to PI AF 2017 (v2.9.0.8065) containing several bug fixes.
Release
PI Server 2017
2.9.0.8065
2017-05
This release is focused on providing higher performance and richer ways to retrieve event frame data.  Other major planned enhancements include better exposure of diagnostics information and improved backfilling/recalculation performance for analytics and improved web service delivery channel for notifications.
  • Improved event frames queries
  • Improved AF searches
  • Improved backfill/recalculation for analytics
  • Expose asset analytics diagnostics information
  • Notifications Web service delivery channel for REST and complex data
Release
PI Server 2016 R2
2.8.5.7759
2016-10
This release is focused on delivering the next generation notifications.  Features and enhancements are planned for analytics including support for manual recalculation and high availability support for PI Analysis Service.
  • Initial release of the next generation notifications
  • Analytics manual recalculation
  • High availability for PI Analysis Service
  • Improve troubleshooting tools for analytics
  • Bug fixes and general performance improvements
 
Service Pack
PI AF 2016 SP2
2.8.2.7626
2016-07
This service pack release corrects several issues in PI Asset Framework (PI AF) client 2016 SP1. This is a client-only service pack.
This service pack release corrects several issues in PI Asset Framework (PI AF) client 2016 SP1. This is a client-only service pack.
Service Pack
PI AF 2016 SP1
2.8.1.7549
2016-06
This service pack release corrects several issues in PI Asset Framework (PI AF) Client 2016 and PI Analysis Service 2016, including an issue whereby a backfill may use inaccurate values for certain PI Point attribute configurations.  Please consult the release notes for details on these fixes.  This service pack will be required for the Notifications 2016 R2 public beta.
This service pack release corrects several issues in PI Asset Framework (PI AF) Client 2016 and PI Analysis Service 2016, including an issue whereby a backfill may use inaccurate values for certain PI Point attribute configurations.  Please consult the release notes for details on these fixes.  This service pack will be required for the Notifications 2016 R2 public beta.
Release
PI Server 2016
2.8.0.7444
2016-05
As part of PI Server 2016, this release will provide infrastructure support for the next generation PI Notifications.  Attribute characteristics will be added to allow users to designate attributes with specific meaning such as limits.
  • Infrastructure support for next generation PI Notifications
  • Attribute characteristics
  • Event frame enhancements
  • Bug fixes and general performance improvements
 
Release
PI Server 2015 R2
2.7.5.7166
2015-10
Released as part of PI Server 2015 R2, this will be a minor release targeting mostly bug fixes and enhancements to asset analytics backfilling and management.
  • Improvements to asset analytics backfilling and management
  • Improvements to event frames search
  • Bug fixes and general performance improvements
 
Release
PI Server 2015
2.7.0.6937
2015-06
Released at part of PI Server 2015, this release will provide new features to support access to future data in the PI Data Archive.  Attribute enhancements include the ability to Exclude and made non-Browable AF attributes.  In addition, users and identities are introduced into the security model.
  • Support for accessing future data in the PI Data Archive
  • New support for users and identities
  • Improvements to analyses management
  • Ability to exclude and hide (non-browsable) AF attributes
  • Bug fixes
 
Release
PI Server 2014 R2
2.6.1.6238
2014-08
This release bundles new PI Buffer Subsystem (v4.3) and PI SDK 1.4.4.  Bug fixes, including ones to correct compatibility issues with PI Notifications.  Enhancements to analyses to support steam table functions are included.
  • Bundle the next generation PI Buffer Service (v4.3) and PI SDK 1.4.4 into the PI AF Client install kit
  • Bug fixes to correct compatibility issues with PI Notifications
  • Other minor bug fixes
  • Enhancements to Asset Analytics to support steam table functions.
Release
PI Server 2014
2.6.0.5843
2014-04
This release is focused on the calculation aspects of PI AF (project Abacus).  Users will be able to create, schedule and execute calculations using Performance Equation syntax acting on PI AF attributes.  Enhancements to table Lookup data reference and PI AF Builder are included.
  • Applying calculations to PI AF attributes using Performance Equation syntax
  • Create rollups and aggregations
  • Create PI Event Frames based on results of calculations
  • Scheduling calculations based on events or a timer
  • Store calculation results in PI tags or PI AF attributes
  • Support parameterized queries in Table Lookup data reference
  • Configure PI AF objects and PI tags using a single Excel plugin with support for 32 bit and 64 bit Excel
Release
PI AF 2012
2.5.0.5039
2012-11
This release will provide Rich Data Access (RDA) functions to the PI AF SDK.  New features, product performance and bug fixes are planned.
Major features planned: RDA functions for PI AF attributes, improvements to PI AF Tables to support time context, support for Microsoft SQL 2012.  Bug fixes and other miscellaneous improvements are also planned.
Release
PI AF 2010 R3
2.4.0.4431
2011-12
This release includes full support for PI Event Frames. There will be continuous improvement in product performance and bug fixes.
Major features planned: Full support for configuration, storage and retrieval for PI Event Frames.  There will be performance and memory footprint improvements.  Bug fixes and other miscellaneous improvements are also planned.
Release
PI AF 2010 R2
2.3.0.4048
2010-12
This minor release is planned to provide a new Excel based configuration tool - PI AF Builder, along with other miscellanous improvements and bug fixes.  
PI AF 2010 R2 is aimed to provide a new Excel based configuration tool called PI AF Builder. This is to allow users to bulk create and/or edit PI AF elements and attributes using an Excel plugin.  Minor improvements and bug fixes are also planned.
Release
PI AF 2010
2.2.2.3870
2010-08
Improved support for PI AF deployments with large number of elements and attributes.  Dramatic improvement in element insert performance. Improved large element collections performance.  General scalability improvements.  Bug fixes.
This major release includes dramatic improvements to support installations with large numbers of elements and attributes such as AMI. Improvement areas include, but not limited to, bulk inserts, handling of large element collections in PI System Explorer and SQL database utilization.
Service Pack
PI AF
2.1.1.3624
2009-12
This is a service pack for PI AF 2.1.0.3522.
PI AF 2.1.1.3624 is a service pack to fix a number of issues found in PI AF 2.1.0.3522. The bug fixes are detailed in the release notes available from OSIsoft Tech Support website.
Release
PI AF
2.1.0.3522
2009-08
With this release, PI AF can be deployed in Highly Available (HA) configuration. It also includes numerous performance enhancements to increase your ability to quickly create and retrieve data from PI AF. Support is added for PI Notifications and Notification Templates.
This release delivers a number of enhancements.  The major enhancements are:
  • PI AF is Highly Available (HA), supporting redundant PI AF Servers to provide uninterrupted access to your PI AF data, without requiring special hardware or clustered environments.
  • Numerous performance enhancements to increase your ability to quickly create and retrieve data from PI AF
  • In conjunction with the release of PI Notifications 1.1, Notification Templates are now supported allowing for simpler and easier creation of notifications.
  • Ability to search for Elements and Attributes by attribute value.
  • 64 bit client support (64 bit PI AF Server and 64 bit SQL Server were previously supported).
  • Event Frame Preview
Service Pack
PI AF
1.3.3.1474
2008-11
This is a service pack for PI AF 1.3.2.1471.
PI AF 1.3.3.1474 release fixes an issue where the PI AF Server would not properly restore communication with a temporarily disconnected SQL Server. The bug fixes are detailed in the release notes available from OSIsoft Tech Support website.
Service Pack
PI AF
2.0.4.2025
2008-06
This is a service pack for PI AF 2.0.3.2019.
This is a service pack for PI AF 2.0.3.2019. The bug fixes are detailed in the release notes available from OSIsoft Tech Support website.
Release
PI AF
2.0.3.2019
2008-01
This is a major release of PI AF where the PI Module Database functionalities are implemented in PI AF.  Numerous new features and functions are provided.
The 2.0 release of PIAF is a major upgrade in functionality from PI AF 1.x.  Major modifications include:
  • Encompassing the functionality of the PI Module Database, including:
    • Improved Hierarchy
    • Object History
    • Hierarchical Attributes
    • Non-Template based Elements
  • Enumeration Data Type
  • File Data Type
  • Multiple PI Server Support
  • Object Level Security
  • PIANO Notification infrastructure support
  • PIANO Analysis infrastructure support
  • Searching
  • Audit Trail
  • Improved Sandbox support
  • PI AF 1.3 Compatibility without recompile, or, PI AF 1.3 Side by Side support
  • Multi-User Client and Multi-Server support
  • PI System Explorer with enhancments to support Notifications
  • Contact support, including via Active Directory
  • PI AFSDK 2.0
  • Reimplementation of all user controls as .NET controls
Service Pack
PI AF
1.3.2.1471
2007-12
This is a service pack for PI AF 1.3.1.1457.
This is a service pack for PI AF 1.3x. The bug fixes are detailed in the release notes available from OSIsoft Tech Support website.
Service Pack
PI AF
1.3.1.1457
2007-07
This is a service pack for PI AF 1.3.0.1434.
This is a service pack for PI AF 1.3x. The bug fixes are detailed in the release notes available from OSIsoft Tech Support website.

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