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Next message Gregg Shenton  posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 01:27 pm
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Why Attend:

* Grasp the key concepts behind DDS and OPC-UA
* Understand the difference between DDS and OPC-UA and their applicability to IIoT
* Learn about the OMG and OPC Foundation initiatives on DDS / OPC-UA inter-working


The Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service (DDS) and the OPC Foundation Open Platform Communications - Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) are commonly considered as two of the most relevant technologies for data and information management in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Although several articles and quotes about the two technologies have appeared recently in the media, there is still incredible confusion on how the two technologies compare and what their applicability really is.

This webcast, was motivated by the presenter's frustration caused by reading and hearing so many misconceptions as well as "apple-to-oranges" comparisons of the two technologies. Thus to contribute to clarity and help with positioning and applicability this webcast will (1) explain the key concepts behind DDS and OPC-UA and relate them to the reasons why these technologies were created in the first place, (2) clarify the differences and applicability in IIoT for DDS and OPC-UA, and (3) report on the ongoing standardization activities that are looking at DDS / OPC-UA inter-working.

The webcast will last approximately one hour.

PrismTech Webcast Presenter:

Angelo Corsaro, Ph.D. is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) where he directs the technology strategy, planning, evolution, and evangelism. Angelo leads the strategic standardization at the Object Management Group (OMG), where he co-chairs the Data Distribution Service (DDS) Special Interest Group and serves on the Architecture Board. Angelo is a widely known and cited expert in the field of real-time and distributed systems, middleware, and software patterns, has authored several international standards and enjoys over 10+ years of experience in technology management and design of high performance mission- and business-critical distributed systems. Angelo received a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Computer Science from the Washington University in St. Louis, and a Laurea Magna cum Laude in Computer Engineering from the University of Catania, Italy.
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