vMDM
Managing Measurement Data Professionally

Professional Measurement Data Management with vMDM

vMDM (Vector Measurement Data Management) is the solution for efficient management of large data volumes from development, test bench operation and vehicle tests. With vMDM, you can save your measurement data securely, protect it against unauthorized access and simplify the exchange of measurement data between distributed teams. With vMDM, large-scale CPU-intensive analyses, statistical metrics and reports are performed centrally on a server without any computational requirements on the engineer’s workstation.

Advantages

  • Secure storage of measurement data from test benches, road testing and endurance testing
  • Protection of data through the separation of data files into collections with user-specific permissions
  • Easy searching, filtering and display of measurement data
  • Automatic indexing of measurement data on import
  • Flexible data indexing based on metadata containing measurement attributes, calculated metrics, and data provided by other systems
  • Automated data analysis and data mining on the vMDM server without any computational load on the user’s PC
  • Project-specific reporting of measurement data and statistical analysis
  • Scalable solution for multi-user environments
  • Familiar working environment through seamless integraton with the Vector tool landscape. You define scripts, data analytics and data mining functions as usual in vSignalyzer or CANape.
  • Minimum IT investment and operational cost for cloud-based operation

Functions

  • Secure storage of measurement data in collections
  • Setup and management of data collections and user permissions
  • Queries for easy recall of search requests
  • Index from descriptive data (metadata) of the measurement files or from other systems
  • Integration in CANape, vSignalyzer and vMeasure exp for navigation, searches and data transfer
  • Storage of measurement data in vMDM Server or vMDM Cloud
  • Interactive analysis of the measurement data stored in vMDM Server on end-user computer using either CANape or vSignalyzer
  • Automated data analysis (data mining) and report generation in vMDM Server or vMDM Cloud*
  • Configurable pre-processing when loading the measurement files*
  • Creation of statistical reports in vMDM*

(*) Function available in vMDM version 2.0, as of Q1/2019

Server- and Cloud-Based Variants

Depending on your requirements or IT infrastructure, vMDM is available as a cloud-based solution or as the server-based vMDM Enterprise variant in which vMDM is installed on servers in your in-house network.

Scalable Multi-User Solution

vMDM is scalable as a multi-user system depending on the expected data volume and the required server performance. The measurement data is organized into customer- or project-specific data catalogs known as collections and is securely protected against unauthorized access by means of user-specific roles and permissions.

Index for Optimized Search Operations

Thanks to the measurement data index, data can be retrieved quickly, queries for specific views can be defined and analysis tasks can be restricted to specific measurement data. vMDM determines additional index data during its initial analysis of the measurement files as part of the pre-processing done when files are first loaded into the system. This permits extensive statistical metrics, analysis profiles and event counts in categorized measurement files in just a few clicks of the mouse.

Analysis of Measurement Data

Alongside analysis of the metadata stored in the index, vMDM also permits the signal-oriented analysis of the recorded measurement data. In this case, the data mining function familiar from CANape/vSignalyzer is used and allows you to fully automate the analysis of large data volumes on the vMDM Server quickly and easily. The analysis results are stored as PDF reports which can be consulted by users at any time.

Data Security

The data in vMDM is protected against unauthorized access. vMDM user authorizations, specific read/write permissions and protection against accidental deletion all make secure data management possible.
When vMDM is used in the cloud, a number of different measures (encrypted data transfer, client separation, ISO 27001) ensure a high level of data security.

Product Descriptions

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for vMDM Cloud:

  • Client computer with CANape/vSignalyzer and vMDM license option
  • Internet access

for vMDM Enterprise:

  • Client computer with CANape/vSignalyzer and vMDM license option
  • Server or VM with Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Minimum: 8-core CPU, 16 GB RAM, 500-GB hard disk
  • Recommended 16-core CPU, 64 GB RAM, 2-TB hard disk
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