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BiBTeX citation export for WEPV049: Controls Data Archiving at the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source for In-Depth Analysis and ML Applications

  author       = {I.D. Finch and G.D. Howells and A.A. Saoulis},
  title        = {{Controls Data Archiving at the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source for In-Depth Analysis and ML Applications}},
  booktitle    = {Proc. ICALEPCS'21},
  pages        = {780--783},
  eid          = {WEPV049},
  language     = {english},
  keywords     = {EPICS, controls, software, neutron, database},
  venue        = {Shanghai, China},
  series       = {International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Physics Control Systems},
  number       = {18},
  publisher    = {JACoW Publishing, Geneva, Switzerland},
  month        = {03},
  year         = {2022},
  issn         = {2226-0358},
  isbn         = {978-3-95450-221-9},
  doi          = {10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2021-WEPV049},
  url          = {https://jacow.org/icalepcs2021/papers/wepv049.pdf},
  abstract     = {{The ISIS Neutron and Muon Source accelerators are currently operated using Vsystem control software. Archiving of controls data is necessary for immediate fault finding, to facilitate analysis of long-term trends, and to provide training datasets for machine learning applications. While Vsystem has built-in logging and data archiving tools, in recent years we have greatly expanded the range and quantity of data archived using an open-source software stack including MQTT as a messaging system, Telegraf as a metrics collection agent, and the Influx time-series database as a storage backend. Now that ISIS has begun the transition from Vsystem to EPICS this software stack will need to be replaced or adapted. To explore the practicality of adaptation, a new Telegraf plugin allowing direct collection of EPICS data has been developed. We describe the current Vsystem-based controls data archiving solution in use at ISIS, future plans for EPICS, and our plans for the transition while maintaining continuity of data.}},