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This forum covers the PI AF SDK, PI Web API, PI OPC DA and HDA Servers, and the PI SQL family. We created this forum to hear your ideas, feature suggestions and feedback. Please suggest your most important features and design change ideas on this site, and vote for your favorite ideas.

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  1. Expose Event Frame Annotations in PI SQL DAS (RTQP Engine)

    I would like the ability to access event frame annotations using PI SQL Client, in the same way as in PI OLEDB Enterprise.

    31 votes

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    4 comments  ·  PI SQL Client  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have reviewed this idea, and it’s not something we plan to implement at this time. Even though we are declining this idea for now, it is still open to comments. We do want to hear your opinion. Thank you for the feedback, and please, keep sharing!

  2. Allow Direct PI Data Archive Server exposure

    Extend the capability of PI SQL Client to connect directly to PI Data Archive Server

    10 votes

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    2 comments  ·  PI SQL Client  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have reviewed this idea, and it’s not something we plan to implement at this time. Even though we are declining this idea for now, it is still open to comments. We do want to hear your opinion. Thank you for the feedback, and please, keep sharing!

  3. Add element reference information to to RTQP tables.

    In OLEDB Enterprise, we could find element references by type.  Currently, this information is not exposed in RTQP.  It would be helpful to be able to identify which type of reference an element is using.  One use case is for PI Admin's to generate reports on element hierarchy to ensure the proper reference is being used by builders of the AF DB.  This is especially helpful in AF DBs where element references are used to build multiple "views" using the same elements and the reference type could be used in conjunction with the new IsPrimaryPath column for reporting.

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    0 comments  ·  PI SQL Client  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    While we appreciate the interest the community has for this suggestion, we have decided to decline this item in favor of other high priority work. Thank you for your feedback, and please continue sharing suggestions for how we can improve the PI Developer Technologies for you!

  4. Let PI SQL Client access SQL Tables

    Let PI SQL Client access SQL Tables

    2 votes

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    1 comment  ·  PI SQL Client  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    PI SQL Client provides access to the PI System in a relational view. It is purely a tool for access OSIsoft resources, and there are no plans to allow access to external resources.

    That being said, we do support adding the PI System as a linked server inside SQL Server Management Studio, so that both SQL calls and PI OLEDB calls can be made in the same work space. More information is available here: https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=KB01143

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