Welcome to the HPCC Systems Developer Community!

Track the latest developments and help make our platform even better. Whether you’re an experienced HPCC Systems user or just getting started, there are a number of ways to get involved. Ask questions and find answers in our Support Forums.


Are you interested in new internship opportunities for your students, expanding research opportunities and attending special events with industry leaders to share knowledge and expertise?

We work closely with several universities and other academic institutions. Learn more about our academic relationships.


Find out more about the HPCC Systems Summer Intern Program.

Research Collaboration

The HPCC Systems Team collaborates with multiple colleges, universities, high schools and institutions of higher learning around the world to help train and develop the future managers.

Curriculum Support

Our training options are sorted into learning tracks to make it easy to figure out what classes you should take in what order. 

Latest Release Features & Academic Scholarship

New 9.0 Release and ECL Watch Features

Learn about the features and enhancements in the 9.0 release!

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Community Impact Scholarship

For traditionally underrepresented young women studying STEM at an eligible FL/GA/SC college.

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Contribute To Our Community

Make your mark by contributing your ideas and code to the HPCC Systems community. All contributions are reviewed before being published.

Share Your Code

Code release process:

  1. Create a GitHub account.
  2. Fork the HPCC Systems platform (or other) repository.
  3. Clone your GitHub repository to your development machine.
  4. Create a new branch.
  5. Make the changes and commit them to the branch.
  6. Push the branch to your GitHub repository.
  7. Issue a pull request.
  8. Get code reviewed.
  9. Code is merged!

Track, Report and Solve Issues

For bug tracking and software tracking, we use Jira:

  1. Go to our Community Issue Tracker.
  2. Create an account (if you can, use same IDs on Jira and GitHub).
  3. Clone your GitHub repository to your development machine.
  4. Search for any issues assigned to: Available for Anyone. Post questions in the issue.

Need help with an issue?

  1. Discuss ideas in the Developer Forum. Our training team are active in the forums every day.
  2. Browse our Forum archive for answers to past issues or discussions.

Help With Active Projects

Take a look at our HPCC Systems Intern Program project lists. All project ideas are available for anyone who wants to contribute a solution. Some ideas are not fully formulated, however, others are more formed and show the name of an HPCC Systems developer to contact, so you can discuss your solution.

Connect With A Developer

Have an idea and want to discuss it with an HPCC Systems developer? Email us and we will help you get connected.

Contribute To The Open Source Project

The HPCC Systems team is always looking for contributors. View our GitHub wiki. Interested in assisting on any of these items? Please contact us.

See What Others Have Contributed

ECL Snippets

See and try out several of the most common ECL Snippets. Please note the ECL snippets will appear in the left hand column after you click ‘Learn ECL’ in the top navigation.

Public Data Sources

Access publicly available data sources to play with and leverage in your own ECL applications. Contribute links to public data sources.

Data Descriptors and Simple Example Programs

Download ECL data descriptors and example programs for working with common, publicly available data sets such as those identified in the Public Data Sources section. Contribute ECL data descriptors and example programs of your own.

GitHub ECL Samples

Want to see even more examples? Check out the repository.

Upcoming Events

Join us at these upcoming events. Engage with experts from the HPCC Systems community and hear about the latest trends, breakthroughs, challenges and opportunities in the world of Big Data.

October 2 – 5, 2023

2023 HPCC Systems Community Summit

The 10th annual HPCC Systems Community Summit. General Talks, Breakout Sessions, Expo Hall, Poster Displays and Workshops.

See all events >

What’s new


Latest Newsletter

Stay up to date on the latest news covering platform updates, tradeshows and events and other related announcements.


Latest Blog Post

Getting up and running with HPCC Systems

This blog provides a high level overview, designed to help new users get started with HPCC Systems and ECL. It includes a number of useful takeaways, providing you with a step by step guide to using the ECL IDE or VS Code as well as ECL Watch.

*This blog has been updated for the most current versions of the ECL IDE and ECL Watch as well as all the current play cluster information.*


We have an ecosystem of partners with comprehensive expertise that can help our customers drive efficiencies in implementing big data solutions.

Interested in joining our partner ecosystem? We’d love to hear from you. Contact Us.

What people are saying about HPCC Systems

Have a Question?

Check out our FAQ page. Browse the topics to discover more about HPCC Systems technology and answers to common questions about HPCC Systems, ECL and more.