Metric data storage

  • Fast and reliable metric data storage ( > 10000 datapoints/second)
  • Can handle thousands of data points
  • Shortest time resolution is 1 second
  • Low disk space requirement (12 bytes for one datapoint)
  • Maintenance free (no reindexing or truncation)

Message data storage

  • Fast and highly scalable search engine
  • Can be scaled from standalone server to redundant cluster
  • Can index millions of messages
  • Fast full text search

WWW User Interface

  • Interactive graphics
    • Line-, Area- and Scatter-graphs
    • Functions like moving average / std / min / max / LOWESS
    • Multiple Y-Axes
    • Interactive Zomm In / Zoom Out / Move Pane
    • Scale- / Time Shift values
    • Excel-/CSV- data export
  • Actionable, Self-Service Dashboards
    • Multiple Dashboard-Widgets layouts
    • Various Dashboard Widgets types
      • Gauge, LED-Gauge Widget
      • Graphis Widgets
      • HTML frame Widgets
      • Live Playback Widgets
      • Rate-meter Widget
      • On/Off indicator Widget
      • Clock Widget
  • Message Dashboards
    • Powerful search syntax
    • Composable dashboard elements
    • Free configurable result tables
    • Visualizing search hits as histogram, bar or line plots
  • Playbacks
    • Playback allows you to analyse paste states of processes by placing trend-tags (metrics) into a so called Playback-page. The trend-tags can be moved around like objetcs on a computer desktop. A background could provide a fixed graphic framework which works like an image or text mnemonic. The Playback can be viewed by a comfortable adjustment of time and date.
  • User based access control
    • User / User-groups
    • Users can be member of multiple groups
    • Guest/User/Admin roles
  • BIRT reporting integration
    • Report viewer
    • Access to data storage by web-service (SOAP)
    • Report export formats
      • PDF
      • Excel
      • OpenDocument Spreasheet
  • Multilingual User Interface
    • English
    • German
    • French
    • Russian
    • ...
  • Notifications
    • Metric notifications
    • Message notifications (based on alarm/event messages)
    • Notifications send by email and/or Pushover

Data Interface to feed data into PxTrend archives

  • Message queue interface zeroMQ
  • TCP/UDP-Socket interface
  • Graphite carbon compatible interface
  • MQTT

Data Interface to query archive data

  • Web-Service interface (SOAP)
  • HTTP-API to query data
  • HTTP-API to retrieve graphics
  • Excel plugin 32bit/64bit (Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016)
  • MQTT


  • PxOpcAgent read data from OPC-DA/OPC-XDA server and send this data to PxTrend
  • PxWinCCAgent read data from Siemens WinCC SCADA system and send this data to PxTrend
  • PxWinCCAlarmAgent read alarms and events from Siemens WinCC SCADA system and send this messages to PxTrend
  • PxTrend provides a Graphite carbon compatible interface. Many tools which can work with Graphite can be used to send data to PxTrend.

MQTT Broker

  • MQTT V3.1 and 3.1.1
  • Supported protocols tcp, ssl, ws, wss
  • Authentication required to subscribe and/or publish topics

Operating system

  • PxTrend run on 64Bit Microsoft-Windows operating systems (Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016)
  • PxTrend is a set of native 64Bit Windows applications which run as Windows-Service