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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 68074812, Entry date: 03/18/2013

SIMATIC Process Historian 2013 Released for Delivery

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The SIMATIC Process Historian 2013 is herewith released for delivery. Please bear in mind that if used under SIMATIC WinCC, the product SIMATIC Process Historian 2013 uses WinCC V7.2 as basis.
The SIMATIC Process Historian replaces the Central Archive Server (CAS).

1. SIMATIC ProcessHistorian 2013

The SIMATIC ProcessHistorian is a central archiving system to store process data with long-term relevance, such as process values and alarms. The ProcessHistorian makes use of the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 64 Bit and archives historical data originating from a WinCC OS/PCS 7 OS and SIMATIC BATCH. The data can belong to different WinCC or PCS 7 projects. The access to the historical data is transparent for the OS clients.

The ProcessHistorian scales up in line with the employed PC hardware, so that the archiving performance increases if additional hard drives or memory are installed.  

2. Overview of the most important functions

  • Central, plant-wide long-term archive as corporate information platform
  • High performance for large data quantities
  • Realtime data archiving from any  WinCC station
  • Data from WinCC V 7.2 and WinCC V 7.0 SP3 can be archived
  • Scalable without interrupting the production
  • Maximum data transparency
  • High availability due to redundancy concept with Witness-Server to increase data security
  • High data integrity due to integrated backup system
  • Process Historian Management "Dashboard" for quick and easy management and diagnostics.

3. Operating Systems 

  • Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1 (Standard and Enterprise; 64-Bit)

For redundant operation the Witness-Server can be installed under the following operating systems:

  • Windows XP Professional SP3 (32-Bit)
  • Windows 2003 Server SP2 Standard Edition (32-Bit) 
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 SP2 Standard Edition (32-Bit)
  • Windows 2008 Server SP2 Standard Edition (32-Bit)
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1 Standard Edition (64-Bit)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (32-Bit / 64-Bit) Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate

4. Ordering Data

Product Order Number
SIMATIC ProcessHistorian 2013 Basic Package 6AV6361-1AA01-3AA0
SIMATIC ProcessHistorian 2013 Redundancy Package
comprises: 2 x Process Historian Server and 2 x Process Historian Server - Redundancy
SIMATIC ProcessHistorian 2013 Redundancy 6AV6361-1CA01-3AA0
Upgrade from CAS (Central Archive Server) V7.0 SP3 to Process Historian 2013 6AV6361-1AA01-3AE0

The required archive licenses are licensed on the WinCC station. The order numbers are listed in the delivery release of WinCC 7.2.


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