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Application and Data Server (ADS) and Extended Application and Data Server (ADX) Catalog Page

Brand
Metasys
Product name
ADS Server
ADX Server
Document type
Catalog Page
Document number
LIT-1900200
Version
13.0
Revision date
2023-09-13
Product status
Active
Language
English

Use an ADS in the following situations:

  • When the number of network engines becomes larger than a single network engine can handle efficiently as Site Director.

  • The long-term historical data storage needs exceed the capacity of a typical network engine.

  • The number of simultaneous users logging on to SMP or Metasys UI exceeds the capacity of a single network engine. The ADS supports up to five simultaneous users, and up to 10 to 14 SNx/NxE engines. Refer to the Metasys System Configuration Guide (LIT-12011832) .

Use an ADX when any of the following criteria apply:

  • You require the Metasys Advanced Reporting System.

  • You require the Metasys for Validated Environments (MVE) application.
    Note: MVE sites must use Metasys Release 12.0.50.
  • You need to support more than five simultaneous users logging on to SMP or Metasys UI. The ADX supports up to 10, 25, 50, or 100 users, and up to 1,000 SNx/NxE engines. Refer to the Metasys System Configuration Guide (LIT-12011832) .

  • You need up to 1,000 SNx/NxE engines. For more information, refer to the Metasys System Configuration Guide (LIT-12011832) .
  • Any of your data storage or access requirements is not met by an ADS.

To further help you decide whether an ADS or ADX is right for your facility, consider their respective data storage and data access capabilities.