Topic Version1Published12/09/2016
For StandardPRODML v2.0

Each data object (for example, a DAS acquisition, optical path or DAS instrument box) is defined by an XSD file and is stored as an XML file. XML is used because of its portability and ability for humans to read and understand it. Common design patterns leverage the CTA, which promotes integration across all Energistics standards.

For more information, see the CTA Overview Guide.