OPC UA Deployment, Migration & Architectures

Course Syllabus

Who should attend?

  • Process Engineers
  • Control Engineers
  • Infrastructure Architects
  • Automation Engineers
  • Product Managers
  • System Integrators
  • Technical/Automation Managers

Attendees should be familiar with computer networks, operating systems concepts, industrial automation, physical computing, common communication standards (OPC, Modbus, Profibus, etc.), control systems and cloud based technology.

What you will learn?

Attendees will learn the principles of the OPC UA standard and the various approaches that can be taken to migrate their current systems and infrastructure to a modern OPC UA enabled infrastructure using on-premises, cloud, hybrid and microservices approaches.

Virtual Instructor Led Training

Attendees join the training from the comfort of their office. All they need is a computer and an Internet connection. Attendees use OPC UA software applications their own sandbox in the cloud and will have access to their sandbox for 10 days after the course concludes.

Course Outline

2 Days – 5 Hours / Day

Day 1 – Fundamentals of OPC UA

  • Timeline and Motivations
  • Understand the specification through hands-on exercises
  • Multi-level security model.
  • Dissect the OPC UA communication with Wireshark
  • Modeling data

Day 2 – Deploying OPC UA in the Enterprise

  • Upgrading from OPC Classic to OPC UA
  • Integrating Security
  • Global Discovery Services
  • Testing products with the Compliance Test Tool
  • Modern infrastructures: on-premises, cloud, hybrid, microservices

Course Instructor

Costantino Pipero

Costantino (Cos) Pipero
Founder & Chief Technologist
Beeond, Incorporated
Costantino has 20+ years of experience defining and delivering technology solutions for the manufacturing, process, and energy industries. Costantino is actively collaborating on key industry standards such as ISA95, OPC UA, and OpenSCS and has written articles and books on industry relevant topics. Costantino has extensive experience in developing OPC and OPC UA solutions from server systems to embedded devices and has been training engineers since 1997.