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Video linked to this article online: Jason Andersen, Stratus vice president strategy business line management, explains three tips to consider when choosing an industrial computing platform. Courtesy: McKenzie Burns, CFE Media and Technology
Industrial PCs February 18, 2020

What kind of redundancy: Mirrored server or edge devices?

This advice will help with the decision between an industrial mirrored server or twin edge devices when designing a new computing system or control system architecture. Short video gives three edge computing tips.

By Mark T. Hoske
Figure 1: By integrating data into the cloud, an environment is created for cross-sectional analysis, with third-party consultants able to perform high-precision analysis and provide suggestions for optimizing production. Courtesy: Yokogawa Electric Corp.
PID, APC February 10, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles February 3-9

Articles about the Engineers' Choice winners, advanced process control, robotics and AI in agriculture, intelligent cloud use, and exoskeletons were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 3-9. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
HMI, OI February 16, 2020

Configuring HMIs and hiring SIs

Have a plan when it comes to configuration your human-machine interface (HMI) and hiring the next generation of engineering talent.

By Jack Smith
Operators always need a clear view of what’s happening. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering
PLM, Control Design November 13, 2019

Best practices matter when designing control systems

When lives depend on control system design (and even when they don’t), best practices matter. Here’s what I’d like control system designers to know.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Seeq Corp.
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 25, 2020

Use IIoT to improve OEE, increasing ROI

Case-use examples illustrate the point

By Michael Risse
Courtesy: Indiana University
Industrial PCs February 20, 2020

Supercomputer launched to honor university’s 200th anniversary

Indiana University’s supercomputer, Big Red 200, launched for the university's bicentennial, has greater than 6 quadrillion floating-point operations per second, or petaFLOPS.

By Ceci Jones