Document history for the AWS IoT SiteWise User Guide - AWS IoT SiteWise

Document history for the AWS IoT SiteWise User Guide

The following table describes the documentation for this release of AWS IoT SiteWise.

  • API version: 2019-12-02

Change Description Date

Added support for data stream management

You can now ingest data to AWS IoT SiteWise before you create asset models and assets.

November 24, 2021

Updated asset model hierarchies

A child asset model now can be associated with multiple parent asset models.

October 28, 2021

Region launch

Launched AWS IoT SiteWise in AWS GovCloud (US-West).

September 29, 2021

Updated functions

Added the following features

August 10, 2021

Custom metric time interval

Added support for custom time intervals and offsets in metrics.

August 3, 2021

Using AWS IoT SiteWise at the edge

The edge processing feature is now generally available.

July 29, 2021

Exporting data to Amazon S3

AWS IoT SiteWise now can export data to Amazon S3.

July 27, 2021

VPC endpoints (AWS PrivateLink)

The interface VPC endpoint for the control plane API operations is now generally available.

July 15, 2021

Transforms

Transforms now can input multiple asset property variables.

July 8, 2021

Updated the timestamp() function

In transforms, you can now provide a variable as an argument to the timestamp() function.

June 16, 2021

Alarms general availability

The alarms feature is now generally available.

May 27, 2021

Modbus-TCP Protocol Adapter version 2 released

Version 2 of the Modbus-TCP Protocol Adapter connector is available. This release added support for ASCII, UTF8, and ISO8859 encoded source strings.

May 24, 2021

Updated service quotas

Added the following quotas for the GetInterpolatedAssetPropertyValues API: rate of GetInterpolatedAssetPropertyValues requests, number of results per GetInterpolatedAssetPropertyValues request, and number of days between the start date in the past and today for GetInterpolatedAssetPropertyValues.

April 29, 2021

Updated formula expressions

Added the following operators and functions:

April 22, 2021

VPC endpoints (AWS PrivateLink)

Added information about how to establish a private connection between your virtual private cloud (VPC) and the AWS IoT SiteWise control plane APIs by creating an interface VPC endpoint.

March 16, 2021

IAM federation

Your SiteWise Monitor portal administrators and users can now log in to their assigned portals with their IAM credentials.

March 16, 2021

Region launch

Launched AWS IoT SiteWise in China (Beijing).

February 3, 2021

IoT SiteWise connector version 10 released

Version 10 of the IoT SiteWise connector is available. This release configures StreamManager to improve handling when the source connection is lost and re-established. This version also accepts OPC-UA values with a ServerTimestamp when no SourceTimestamp is available.

January 22, 2021

Date and time functions

AWS IoT SiteWise now supports date and time functions.

January 21, 2021

Function syntax

You can now use Uniform Function Call Syntax (UFCS) for AWS IoT SiteWise functions.

January 11, 2021

Integrating with Grafana

Added information about how to visualize AWS IoT SiteWise data in Grafana dashboards.

December 15, 2020

AWS IoT SiteWise feature release

You can now monitor your data with alarms, process industrial data at the edge, use Modbus TCP and Ethernet/IP sources to your gateway, filter incoming data with deadbands, and more.

  • Added the Monitoring data with alarms section that you can use to define, configure, and respond to alarms in AWS IoT SiteWise.

  • Added the Edge processing section that you can use to configure processing of your industrial data on your edge devices.

  • Added the Modbus TCP and Ethernet/IP sections to the gateway source documentation.

  • Added the source destination section that you can use to customize where you send your incoming industrial data.

  • Added the OPC-UA filtering section that you can use to control the frequency and type of data that is sent to your gateway from your industrial local server.

December 15, 2020

AWS IoT SiteWise now supports customer managed CMKs.

AWS IoT SiteWise now supports encryption with customer managed CMKs.

November 24, 2020

IoT SiteWise connector version 8 released

Version 8 of the IoT SiteWise connector is available. This release improves stability when the connector experiences intermittent network connectivity.

November 19, 2020

Using strings and conditionals in formula expressions

Added information about how to strings and conditional functions in formula expressions for transforms and metrics.

November 16, 2020

Ingesting data using AWS IoT Greengrass stream manager

Added information about how to ingest high-volume IoT data from local data sources using an AWS IoT Greengrass edge device.

September 16, 2020

VPC endpoints (AWS PrivateLink)

Added information about how to establish a private connection between your virtual private cloud (VPC) and the AWS IoT SiteWise data APIs by creating an interface VPC endpoint.

September 4, 2020

IoT SiteWise connector version 7 released

Version 7 of the IoT SiteWise connector is available. This release fixes an issue with gateway metrics.

August 14, 2020

Creating AWS SSO users from the AWS IoT SiteWise console

Added information about how you can create AWS SSO users in the AWS IoT SiteWise console. You can now create AWS SSO users when you assign users to a new or existing portal. Updated the Visualizing and sharing wind farm data tutorial to use this feature. This change reduces the number of steps in the tutorial.

August 4, 2020

Improved gateway troubleshooting

Added additional information about how to troubleshoot a gateway and how to export the OPC-UA client certificate for a source.

June 18, 2020

Console task documentation

Added console task documentation for Modeling industrial assets, Querying asset property data, and Interacting with other services. You can follow these instructions to complete tasks in the AWS IoT SiteWise console.

June 11, 2020

Analyzing exported data tutorial

Added a tutorial that you can follow to learn how to use Amazon Athena to analyze asset data that you exported to S3 with the export feature AWS CloudFormation template.

May 27, 2020

Improved using formula expressions

Added detailed information about the behavior of AWS IoT SiteWise formula properties and added an example of how to count filtered data points.

May 18, 2020

IoT SiteWise connector version 6 released

Version 6 of the IoT SiteWise connector is available. This release adds support for CloudWatch metrics and automatic discovery of new OPC-UA tags. This means you don't need to restart your gateway when tags change for your OPC-UA sources. This version of the connector requires stream manager and AWS IoT Greengrass Core software v1.10.0 or higher.

April 29, 2020

AWS IoT SiteWise feature release

AWS IoT SiteWise feature release. You can now manage gateways with the API, add your logo to portals, view gateway metrics, and more.

April 29, 2020

Ingesting data from AWS IoT Events

Added information about how to ingest data from AWS IoT Events when an event occurs.

April 20, 2020

Visualizing and sharing wind farm data in SiteWise Monitor tutorial

Added a tutorial that you can follow to learn how to use AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor to visualize and share asset data.

March 12, 2020

AWS IoT SiteWise concepts

Added a glossary of AWS IoT SiteWise concepts that you can use to learn about the service and its common terms.

March 5, 2020

Removed AWS IoT Greengrass installation instructions

Removed the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software installation instructions from the AWS IoT SiteWise User Guide. The AWS IoT Greengrass Developer Guide offers a device setup script and instructions to set up AWS IoT Greengrass on other platforms such as Amazon EC2 and Docker.

February 14, 2020

Improved ingesting data using AWS IoT Core rules

Added detailed information about how to use and how to troubleshoot the AWS IoT SiteWise rule action, which you can use to ingest data from MQTT messages through AWS IoT Core.

February 14, 2020

IoT SiteWise connector version 5 released

Version 5 of the IoT SiteWise connector is available. This release fixes a compatibility issue with AWS IoT Greengrass Core software v1.9.4.

February 12, 2020

IoT SiteWise connector version 4 released

Version 4 of the IoT SiteWise connector is available. This release fixes an issue with OPC-UA server reconnection.

February 7, 2020

Restructured modeling industrial assets

Restructured the Updating Assets and Models section into multiple topics within Modeling Industrial Assets.

February 4, 2020

Ingesting data from AWS IoT things tutorial

Added a tutorial that you can follow to learn how to configure an AWS IoT SiteWise rule action to ingest data from a new or existing fleet of AWS IoT things.

February 4, 2020

Restructured retrieving data from AWS IoT SiteWise

Restructured the Retrieving Data section into two top-level sections: Querying asset property values and aggregates and Interacting with other AWS services.

January 21, 2020

Publishing property value updates to Amazon DynamoDB tutorial

Added a tutorial that you can follow to learn how to use property value notifications to store asset data in DynamoDB.

January 8, 2020

Using formula expressions

Added the formula expression reference to organize the constants and functions available for use in transform and metric properties. Restructured Asset properties into separate topics for each property type.

January 7, 2020

Using OPC-UA node filters

Added information about how to use OPC-UA node filters to improve gateway performance when adding gateway sources.

January 3, 2020

Upgrading a connector

Added information about how to upgrade a gateway when a new connector version is released.

December 30, 2019

IoT SiteWise connector version 3 released

Version 3 of the IoT SiteWise connector is available. This release removes the iot:* permissions requirement.

December 17, 2019

IoT SiteWise connector version 2 released

Version 2 of the IoT SiteWise connector is available. This release adds support for multiple OPC-UA secret resources.

December 10, 2019

Creating dashboards (AWS CLI)

Added information about how to create a dashboard in AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor using the AWS CLI.

December 6, 2019

AWS IoT SiteWise version 2 released

Released preview for version 2 of AWS IoT SiteWise. You can now ingest data over OPC-UA, MQTT, and HTTP, model your data in asset hierarchies, and visualize your data with SiteWise Monitor.

December 2, 2019

AWS IoT SiteWise version 1 released

Released initial preview for version 1 of AWS IoT SiteWise.

February 25, 2019