OPC is the standard communication channel between a PCS 7 plant and a third-party system.
Here, questions are often asked about the performance of the OPC DA server components of the PCS 7 system.
The documentation is designed to help you plan a PCS 7 plant in which OPC communication is to be used.
The focus is on showing the OPC DA performance in the PCS 7 standard configurations. For this we have selected three PCS 7 configurations and examined them for their OPC DA performance.
Performance statements about OPC communication in PCS 7 standard configurations
PCS7_OPC_DA_Performance_e.pdf ( 1987 KB )
PCS 7 V7.1 SP2 was used for the measurements. A detailed description of the hardware and software used is available in the relevant chapters of the documentation.
WinCC OPC DA Server, OPC Server, OPC Client, OPC Tag, Open PCS 7, Matrikon OPC Explorer