PI System Roadmap
Release Schedule: Q4 2017 (View all)
2018-12-10
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Product
Version
Date
Description
Features
Release
PI Connector for CygNet
1.3.0.5
2017-10
Now uses descriptions and units of measure from CygNet.  Marks items deleted from CygNet as deleted in PI AF.  Status from CygNet points now store in digital state PI Points.
  • Units and descriptions of CygNet points can now be added - to the corresponding UOMs of PI AF attributes and EngUnits and the Descriptor of PI points.
  • Improved handling of deleted items on CygNet - CygNet facilities and points that are deleted in the CygNet system are marked for deletion in (but are not deleted from) the PI AF asset model.
  • Status information for CygNet points is now stored in digital PI points.
Release
PI Universal File Loader (UFL) Interface
3.5.28
2017-10
Introducing new features such as support for POP3 secure (pop3s), ability to control PI Point attributes on point creation, and support for larger files (with 64-bit version).  Also, decreased start up times.  NOTE: This version supersedes version 3.5.27 of the interface.
  • Decreased start up time - especially notable for large amount of points.
  • PI Points can be created with attribute values taken from the input streams - StoreInPIPoints() supports a new data type Collection.
  • A separate folder for processed files may be specified - with the addition the PFP keyword in the [PLUG-IN] section.
  • Files larger than 2GB can now be processed - with the 64-bit version.
  • POP3.dll plugin can now communicate on both secure and unsecure protocolsby prefixing the mail server URL by pop3s:// or pop3://.
  • Resolved potential issues during installation of the interface - where the PI API components were not installed properly
  • Release
    Rtreports
    4.0
    2017-10
    RtReports 4.0 is a major release that will support PI Server Batch to Event Frames Migration.  This release is for customers that desire event frames reporting without requiring changes to their current report templates.  Minor report format template changes may be required with Client Based Browser Printing.
    • Support Legacy Reports with migrated event frames
    • Support Legacy Reports with interface created event frames
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Native IE11 Client Support 
    • Chrome Client Support
    • Client Based Browser Printing
     
    Release
    PI Connector for OPC UA
    1.1.0.86
    2017-10
    New cached mode can be used for improved performance, better reading of the file for selected data, AF static attributes now update.  Plus many improvements to stability and performance.
    • New start-up modes have been implemented - Cached startup mode has been added to enable the connector to start data collection without need to browse the OPC UA server when a cache file is available.
    • Filter File Improvement - Missing or incomplete OPC UA type definitions now result in automatic AF template creation for selected object types.
    • AF static attributes update during the connector run-time - Connector now subscribes for changes also for static OPC UA attributes.
    Service Pack
    PI Interface for OPC Alarms and Events
    1.6.5.0
    2017-10
    Service pack to correct issues with existing functionality.  It contains no new features
    Service pack to correct issues with existing functionality.  It contains no new features.
    Release
    PI Integrator for Esri ArcGIS 2017
    2.0
    2017-11
    PI Integrator for Esri ArcGIS 2017 introduces the ability to access historical PI System data from Esri maps. ArcGIS client products that include a time slider can now replay history on maps using defined intervals. This release also introduces several architecture changes. The previously separate Application Server and Data Relay components have been merged into a single executable for a simpler deployment. Also, the application now runs as a self-hosted web service, removing the dependency on IIS to host the application.

    Release
    PI JDBC 2017 R2
    1.5.17320.1
    2017-12
    The PI JDBC Driver exposes time series data and asset information to Java applications in a relational view, through SQL queries. The PI JDBC Driver is supported on both Windows and Linux systems.
    Bug fixes
    Release
    PI Connector for IEC 61850
    1.0
    2017-12
    The PI Connector for IEC 61850 is an IEC 61850 client that collects data from IEC 61850 sources (such as electrical substations) and also collects data from IEC 61400-25 wind energy sources.
    The PI Connector for IEC 61850 is an IEC 61850 client that collects data from IEC 61850 sources (such as electrical substations) and also collects data from IEC 61400-25 wind energy sources.
    Release
    PI Connector for UFL
    1.2.0.93
    2017-12
    Improved JSON file parsing and addition of ForEach construct.  Call multiple URL's with a single data source using parameters.  Improvements to error handling and performance.
    • Simplified parsing logic for JSON and CSV - The PI Connector for UFL can now step through collections in JSON and csv formats via the ForEach() construct.
    • Simplified parsing logic for JSON – native consumption of JSON files allows easier parsing in your scripts.
    • REST Client channel can now call multiple URL’s by using one URL with parameters, simplifying configuration - REST Client Data Source now supports replacing parts of the endpoint address - by items in a pipe ('|') separated list.
    • Improved error handling and overall performance improvements
    Service Pack
    PI OLEDB Provider 2017 R2 SP1
    3.4.2.17
    2017-12
    Also known as PI OLEDB Classic, this provider exposes PI point and time series data from the PI Data Archive using the OLEDB COM standard.
    Bug fixes
    Service Pack
    PI OLEDB Enterprise 2017 R2
    1.4.3.17
    2017-12
    PI OLEDB Enterprise exposes time series data and asset information in a relational view, through SQL queries.
    Bug fixes
    Service Pack
    PI DataLink 2017 SP1
    5.4.1
    2017-12
    Support for PI AF SDK 2.9.5 and and fixes for high-priority known issues.
    No new features are introduced to the service pack.
    Release
    PI Web API 2017 R2
    1.10.0.475
    2017-12
    The PI Web API is a suite of REST services and APIs targeted at providing Web and Mobile programmatic access to PI System Data. Please note that PI Web API is delivered in the PI AF Services integrated install kit.
    Scalability and performance improvements,support for Batch queries in read-only mode, AF query-based search, event frame file annotations, mixed-mode authentication in Google Chrome, WebId 2.0, FIPS support in Indexed Search.
    Release
    PI Server 2017 R2
    2.9.5.8352
    2017-12
    This release will provide enhancements in many areas including initial support for auto-recalculation for analytics, analytics writing to event frames, inclusion of the new PI Directory Service into the PI AF Services installation kit, UOM grouping, ability to override attribute template description and hierarchical enumeration sets.  There are also performance and scalability improvements along with bug fixes.
    • Auto-recalc
    • Analytics writing to EF attributes
    • Support PI System Health
    • Directory Service
    • UOM grouping
    • Override attribute template description
    • Hierarchical enumeration sets
    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
    Release
    PI Server 2017 R2
    2.9.5.8352
    2017-12
    As of PI Server 2016 R2, released on 17 October 2016, notifications is included as part of PI Asset Framework (PI AF), which in turn is a component of the PI Server.  Notifications is no longer a separate product.   For details on the PI Asset Framework 2017 R2 release, please consult the relevant section of the PI System Roadmap.  https://techsupport.osisoft.com/Products/Product-Roadmap/PI-AF

    Please note: All announced and anticipated software releases are subject to change in both timing and content at the sole discretion of OSIsoft and neither the information provided above, nor any other pronouncement should be construed as a commitment by OSIsoft to deliver any specific feature or attribute at any specific time. As such, the information provided here should not be used as a basis for purchasing any software OSIsoft currently offers. All information contained herein is subject to change at any time at OSIsoft’s sole discretion and is for informational purposes only. OSIsoft does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the information contained herein.