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Database 1 & 2 - Concepts and Linking

This lecture covers the basic EPICS database concepts that are essential to being able to create record instances and link them together to make an IOC application database.  It covers the following topics in varying depth:

    * Records
    * Fields and field types
    * Record Scanning and Processing
    * Input and Output record types
    * Alarms
    * Value Conversions and Breakpoint Tables
    * Link fields
    * Chaining Records together
    * Protection Mechanisms
    * Simulating Hardware
    * Access Security

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