Apache iotdb to store/retrieve Ignition history data

I would like to use apache iotdb to store and retrieve Ignition history data.

Creating a module could be an option but I don't find any example as starting point with the current SDK.
I don't kown if the current 8.1 is a good choice for building this kind of module or if it is better to wait for 8.3 and som api change ?


Whether to target 8.1 or wait until 8.3 and a (hypothetical) API change is probably up to whether you can wait that long for business reasons.

Kymera has implemented a third-party historian (InfluxDB) on top of Ignition's historian, so it's certainly possible: Kymera Systems Inc – IIoT Solutions - InfluxDB Module

The 'starting point' is probably going to be the com.inductiveautomation.ignition.gateway.sqltags.config.TagHistoryProviderType extension point. That will be used to create a com.inductiveautomation.ignition.gateway.sqltags.history.TagHistoryProvider, which is the entry point to the various methods.

@jpark I think was also experimenting in this area, at least at one point; he may have insight he can offer?

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