The EdgeOps™ RTE follows a data-centric architecture approach. At the heart of it, there is a cognitive data base. It contains the current industrial-related variables (current values of variables, select historical data). The variables are structured using so-called topics. Each topic contains meta-information on structure, syntax, units and value ranges. The collection of all topics is made available in a data dictionary.
Figure 1: Data-centric RTE architecture