Today's businesses demand higher throughput, intelligent scheduling, reduced inventories and information automation to reduce errors and enhance productivity. This can only be accomplished by connecting your manufacturing automation systems with enterprise business solutions. Oracle has selected Kepware specifically for this purpose. All Oracle business and operations management solutions can be connected, in real-time, with equipment and operations on the plant floor, by leveraging Kepware's suite of communication products combined with analytic and connectivity tools tailored for Oracle business solution products. These products include the Oracle MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and the Oracle MOC (Manufacturing Operation Center).
Important Note: In order to use KEPServerEX and the Oracle Connectivity Suite for remote connections, a separate installation is required. Download both KEPServerEX and Oracle Instant Client from the MyKepware download portal. The Oracle Instant Client is used for remote connections to Oracle databases when using the Oracle Connectivity Suite.
Note: One standard KEPServerEX driver and Advanced Tags are required with the use of the Oracle MOC Option. One standard KEPServerEX driver is required with the use of the Oracle MES Option.
Plug-in Driver Features:Feature Highlights
Connectivity to 1,000s of Devices Over 130 Protocols
Basic RDB Connectivity
Oracle MES Connectivity
Oracle MOC Connectivity
Plant Floor Communications
Standard Communications to thousands of devices via over 130 protocols
Custom Communications to virtually any simple serial or Ethernet protocol through the use of the UCON (User Configurable) Device Driver.
OPC Client Driver to enable data collection from any third party OPC Servers.
Powerful Math - collect and aggregate plant floor data into the key parameters forming the foundation of your business analytics. Basic math operators, counters, timers, accumulators, etc,. Advanced Tags in KEPServerEX will generate the exact data you need for Oracle analytics.
Powerful Logic - Logic operators and data test enable you to generate and store variables based on times or conditions ensuring you have the exact parameters, collected under the exact circumstances necessary for Oracle analytics.
Oracle MES Connector - provides a direct interface into Oracle's MES solution. No configuration necessary other than the selection of variables to send.
Oracle MOC (Manufacturing Operations Center) Connector - provides a direct interface into the Oracle MOC solution. No configuration is necessary other than the selection of variables and the selection of the MOC interface table.
The Oracle Connectivity Suite OPC Server is a plug-in device driver for KEPServerEX. A "Plug-in" is a software program (.dll) that extends the capabilities of KEPServerEX to fit the communication requirements of a specific device or system. The plug-in driver handles all of the proprietary communications between the device/system and the OPC layer, KEPServerEX. The KEPServerEX core then handles all OPC and Proprietary Client communications between the plug-in driver and the Client application. For a complete list of features and capabilities please visit the KEPServerEX overview page.
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