doi: 10.17586/2226-1494-2018-18-1-87-97


M. Y. Afanasiev, Y. V. Fedosov, A. A. Krylova, S. A. Shorokhov

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For citation: Afanasiev M.Ya., Fedosov Yu.V., Krylova A.A., Shorokhova S.A. Microservice arhitecture application in the design of industrial equipment with computer numerical control. Scientific and Technical Journal of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, 2018, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 87–97 (in Russian). doi: 10.17586/2226-1494-2018-18-1-87-97

 Subject of Research. The paper deals with the microservice approach to development of control system for modular computer numeric control machines. Its properties, advantages, and disadvantages are analyzed. A heterogeneous computer network is proposed as the basis of CNC machine where nodes communicate via message queues. We present a platform architecture description of the selective photopolymer laser curing developed by the microservice approach. Method. The microservice approach is a modern interpretation of the service-oriented approach. It allows for system creation from small loosely coupled modules that is essential for modular equipment. Moreover, it makes it possible to embed equipment into modern cyber-physical production systems because of interoperability. Main Results. An architecture of the selective photopolymer laser curing device was implemented. Message queue was chosen as the main communication protocol of the system. A distributed non-relational database was used as data storage. Practical Relevance. The proposed approach can be applied in the technological equipment development for unit and small-batch production. Moreover, the equipment built according to the approach is easily compatible with cyber-physical systems, which are actively being developed now. 

Keywords: microservice architecture, modular technological equipment, message queues, cyber-physical production system, computer nu-merical control

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