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  • Introduction Intro
    • What is Midas: ... DAQ for intermediate phys. expt.
    • What Midas can do for you: ... collect data from different source (HW, Network)
    • Main section of the midas

1 Core system  : Core functionalities 2 Frontend  : Frontend concept, hooks to the experiment 3 Data logging  : Data collection scheme 4 Analysis  : Analysis client 5 Online Database  : Experiment specific Midas Database Overall Midas system diagram

  • History Brief history of the Midas development

Authors, labs Where this system is used Current state of development

Directory description

First Installation valid for linux, Mac, Windows, VxWorks, ... Followed by the Midas section: Core, Frontend, data logging, analysis, online database, tools

  • Current Hardware supported

CAMAC: list VME  : list Other: ETH, ...


  • 0 Installation Installation
    • Pre-requisite: git pull
    • Valid OS list
    • external libraries/packages consideration (root, gzip, xml)
    • Environment consideration (shells)
    • Midas environment listing
    • Compilation/Build method
    • Quick Start example
   data acquisition concept
     transition sequence
     sequencer
   frontend client concept, management
     network frontend (mserver)
     data format (banks)
   event notification concept  (hot-link)
     Note on the ODB hotlink function (db_open_record())
   alarms concept
     Note on the alarm system
   data logging concept
     data compression
     data storage option
     secondary logging (lazy logger)
   history concept
     history format
   Web server
     status display
     alias, scripts
     elog
     custom pages
       JSON interface  
     program
     sequencer
     
  Description, equipment concept
  Frontend application: structure, sequence flow
  Event Builder concept
  Description, channel concept, history manager
  Data logger applications
  mlogger, lazylogger, history
  Analyzer, Rootana, Midas hooks
  Purpose and access options to/from the ODB
  SYSTEM
  PROGRAMS
  EXPERIMENT
  RUNINFO
  SEQUENCER
  ALIAS
  SCRIPT
  CUSTOM
  CUSTOMSCRIPT
  HISTORY
  EQUIPMENT
  ALARMS
  ELOG
  MSCB
  ANALYZER
  <other>
  Few comments first
  <midas apps> -h for help
  mserver: deamon, port  specification
  odbedit: creation, size change
  mdump  : purpose
  mhist, mlxspeaker, mstat, ...