Process Data Management (PDM) is ABB’s solution for industrial process information systems involving data storage, presentation and applications. It provides a comprehensive set of standard product modules and tools for building process information systems for the following Industries.
- Pulp and Paper
- Oil and Gas
- Petrochemical industries
PDM combines state of the art software technology with extensive experience gained during the last twenty years in supplying hundreds of demanding industrial process information and manufacturing execution solutions worldwide. Process Data Management consists of the following main product modules
Real Time Database (RTDB)
. RTDB is a relational database designed and optimized for process information management and extensive history recording. High performance and reliability, together with maintenancefree operation, provide a solid platform for mission-critical systems. RTDB combines the benefits of an easy-to-use relational desktop database with industrial reliability, performance and real-time functionality to provide an excellent platform for process information
. User Interface is a basic concept providing high usability and integration services for all production and process information. It allows flexible navigation, and organizing and linking information between applications.
. Application modules are built with RTDB tools and the user interface.