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= About =
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= Introduction =
  
MIDAS is a modern data acquisition system developed at [http://www.psi.ch PSI] and [http://www.triumf.ca TRIUMF]. Supported hardware includes VME, Fastbus, CAMAC, RS232, GPIB, USB, ethernet, fiber optic and MSCB attached data acquisition devices. MIDAS is written in C/C++ and runs on Linux, MacOS and MS Windows. It is licensed under the GPL. [http://midas.psi.ch/intro/index.html Read more...]
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MIDAS is a modern data acquisition system developed at [http://www.psi.ch PSI] and [http://www.triumf.ca TRIUMF]. Supported hardware includes VME, Fastbus, CAMAC, RS232, GPIB, USB, ethernet, fiber optic and MSCB attached data acquisition devices. MIDAS is written in C/C++ and runs on Linux, MacOS and MS Windows. It is licensed under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU Public License].
  
= Links =
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= Documentation =
  
* https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas - MIDAS GIT Repository
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* [[Midas documentation| Main Documentation]]
* http://midas.psi.ch/ - MIDAS pages at PSI
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* [[Installation | Installation Instructions]]
* https://midas.triumf.ca/forum - MIDAS discussion forum
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* [[Changelog | Changelog / Upgrade Instructions]]
* http://daq.triumf.ca - TRIUMF DAQ Wiki
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* [https://daq.triumf.ca/~daqweb/doc/midas-devel/html/modules.html <i>Doxygen</i>] Code structure, functions, etc...
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* [https://bitbucket.com/tmidas/midas git repository on bitbucket] Source code, bug tracking, etc
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* [https://midas.triumf.ca/forum MIDAS forum] Discussion, announcements, problem reports, requests for improvements
  
* [[MIDAS around the world|MIDAS users around the world]]
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= News and Support=
  
= Download =
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For news about bug fixes and new releases, go to the
 
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[https://midas.triumf.ca/forum MIDAS forum] hosted by TRIUMF using
All MIDAS programs are under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU Public License]
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the [http://elog.psi.ch/elog ELOG] system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via  
 
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E-mail when new entries are submitted.
The [https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas/src GIT tree] is available via a web interface.
 
Using this interface, the most recent file versions can be obtained.
 
 
 
Alternatively, the files can be directly obtained via GIT by entering:
 
 
 
<pre>
 
git clone https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas
 
git clone https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/mxml
 
cd midas
 
make
 
</pre>
 
 
 
Supported operating systems are:
 
* primary: MacOS, RHEL/SL/SLC Linux
 
* secondary: MS Windows, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, VxWorks, others (see Makefile)
 
  
Or a mirror is available:
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Another source of information is the [https://bitbucket.com/tmidas/midas Bitbucket Repository] of MIDAS, where one can see the latest changes to the software.
http://daq.triumf.ca/~daqweb/git/midas.git
 
  
= News =
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Finally, you can read presentations from
 
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* [https://indico.psi.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?ovw=True&confId=3793 2015 MIDAS Workshop]
News about bug fixes and new releases of Midas can be obtained from the
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* [https://indico.triumf.ca/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=2342 2017 MIDAS Workshop]
[https://midas.triumf.ca/forum Midas news group] located at
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* [https://indico.triumf.ca/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=2438 2019 MIDAS Workshop]
TRIUMF which uses the [http://midas.psi.ch/elog ELOG]
 
system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via
 
E-mail when new entries are submitted.
 
  
 
= Related packages =
 
= Related packages =
  
* [http://midas.psi.ch/elog ELOG] - Electronics Logbook from PSI
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* [http://elog.psi.ch/elog ELOG] - Electronics Logbook from PSI
 
* [[ROOT]] - data analysis package from CERN
 
* [[ROOT]] - data analysis package from CERN
 
* [[ROOTANA]] - ROOT-based analyzer for MIDAS
 
* [[ROOTANA]] - ROOT-based analyzer for MIDAS
 
* [[ROODY]] - viewer for online histograms
 
* [[ROODY]] - viewer for online histograms
* http://midas.psi.ch/rome/ - MEG/PSI data analysis package
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* http://elog.psi.ch/rome/ - MEG/PSI data analysis package
 
 
= Documentation =
 
 
 
* [http://midas.psi.ch/htmldoc/index.html Documentation at PSI]
 
* [http://ladd00.triumf.ca/~daqweb/doc/midas/html Documentation at TRIUMF]
 
* [http://midas.psi.ch/download Historical files collection (PSI)]
 
* [http://ladd00.triumf.ca/~daqweb/ftp/ Historical files collection (TRIUMF)]
 
* [[Midas documentation|New Wiki Documentation ('''in construction''')]]
 
* [[Setup_MIDAS_experiment|MIDAS installation instructions for TRIUMF experiments]]
 
* [[Common problems & Debugging recipes]]
 
* [[mhformat|Format of MIDAS history files]]
 
* [[alarm_note|Note on the alarm system]]
 
* [[hotlink_note|Note on the ODB hotlink function (db_open_record())]]
 
 
 
= MediaWiki =
 
 
 
Consult the [//meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
 
 
 
* [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
 
* [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
 
* [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Localisation#Translation_resources Localise MediaWiki for your language]
 

Latest revision as of 08:23, 11 July 2020

Introduction

MIDAS is a modern data acquisition system developed at PSI and TRIUMF. Supported hardware includes VME, Fastbus, CAMAC, RS232, GPIB, USB, ethernet, fiber optic and MSCB attached data acquisition devices. MIDAS is written in C/C++ and runs on Linux, MacOS and MS Windows. It is licensed under the GNU Public License.

Documentation

News and Support

For news about bug fixes and new releases, go to the MIDAS forum hosted by TRIUMF using the ELOG system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via E-mail when new entries are submitted.

Another source of information is the Bitbucket Repository of MIDAS, where one can see the latest changes to the software.

Finally, you can read presentations from

Related packages