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RIS citation export for TUBPL03: PANIC and the Evolution of Tango Alarm Handlers

AU - Rubio-Manrique, S.
AU - Cuní, G.
AU - Fernández-Carreiras, D.
AU - Scalamera, G.
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - PANIC and the Evolution of Tango Alarm Handlers
J2 - Proc. of ICALEPCS2017, Barcelona, Spain, 8-13 October 2017
C1 - Barcelona, Spain
T2 - International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Control Systems
T3 - 16
LA - english
AB - The PANIC Alarm System is a python based suite to manage the configuration, triggering and acknowledge of alarms and automated actions in a Tango control system. The suite was developed at Alba in 2007 and since then it has been adopted by several other facilities and installations such as Synchrotrons and large telescopes, integrating in the process a large set of community-requested features. Its scalability is based on the stand-alone PyAlarm engines, that operate distributed across the control system; and the PANIC python API and user interfaces, that centralize the operation and configuration of the system. Each PyAlarm engine performs polled or event-triggered evaluation of alarm rules, complex logical operations and regular expression searches. The activation, recovery or reset of any alarm in the system can trigger actions like email, SMS, audible messages, local/remote logging, database insertion or execution of tango commands. This paper describes the evolution of the suite, its compatibility with other alarm handlers in Tango, the current state-of-the-art features, the compliance with Alarm Management standards and the future needs.
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 170
EP - 175
KW - ion
KW - controls
KW - database
DA - 2018/01
PY - 2018
SN - 978-3-95450-193-9
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2017-TUBPL03
UR - http://jacow.org/icalepcs2017/papers/tubpl03.pdf
ER -