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HPCC Systems blog contributors are engineers, data scientists, and fellow community members who want to share knowledge, tips, and other helpful information happening in the HPCC Systems community. Check this blog regularly for insights into how HPCC Systems technology can put big data analytics to work for your own needs.

Manish Jaychand on 02/24/2021
Manish Kumar Jaychand is one of a number of developers at Infosys who are working with the HPCC Systems development team as early adopters of our Cloud Native platform. This collaboration contributes to ongoing development while providing expert guidance and tips so you can be an early adopter too. This tutorial style blog provides a step by step guide to installing HPCC Systems with Istio on Microsoft Azure.
Gavin Halliday on 02/09/2021
Previous blogs in this series have looked as persisting data, configuring storage and importing data into a Cloud Native HPCC Systems environment. In this blog, Gavin Halliday provides a tutorial style guide to exporting data from an HPCC Systems bare metal environment to an HPCC Systems Cloud Native environment.
Lorraine Chapman on 01/19/2021
Community involvement in our open source project is at the heart of its success and we take great pleasure and pride in highlighting the commitment, contributions and achievements of our members. You can now display your awards on your social media profile using our new digital badges. There are 15 badges in total. Five for community accomplishments and 10 to mark the achievement of training milestones for ECL language learners, culminating in the Ultimate Master Award. Find out about them all and start your collection!
Lorraine Chapman on 01/14/2021
As we start planning for Community Day 2021, our Community Day 2020 resources are still available. Perhaps you are an ECL developer, business partner or academic researcher, a student interested in joining our intern program looking for inspiration for a project idea, or a newcomer to HPCC Systems and want to learn more. Whatever your reason, there is something for everyone, so come on in!
Lorraine Chapman on 12/10/2020
We were delighted to be a sponsor at another CodeDay event in December 2020. HPCC Systems was represented by Bahar Fardanian and Arjuna Chala, who provided support to students taking part in our big data challenge. CodeDay events were held virtually in 2020 attracting more students than ever. Find out about this high school specific program and our involvement in the most recent CodeDay.
Lorraine Chapman on 12/03/2020
Our latest HPCC Systems Series 7 release, includes more progress made on Cloud Native platform as well as some features and enhancements that are just as relevant to our existing Bare Metal platform. This blog provides a whistle stop tour of the highlights included in HPCC Systems 7.12.x, bringing you up to date with the latest platform news from the HPCC Systems development team.
Gordon Smith on 12/01/2020
Throughout 2020, we have been adding new features and enhancements to our ECL Extension for VS Code and the latest version is available from the Visual Studio Marketplace. In this blog, Gordon Smith provides details of the feature highlights and enhancements recently added. These include simplified launch configurations, new workunit history view, a results viewer, access to additional resources such as bundles and client tools, the ability to insert record definitions, localisations to make this tool more accessible to those who speak a language other than English and a note about previously added Syntax Colouring that was adopted by GitHub earlier this year.
Cassandra Walker on 11/19/2020
One of the biggest concerns that we have in education is the safety of our school campuses. To address this problem, the American Heritage School robotics team developed an autonomous, mobile robot that gathers and provides vital information to school security personnel, and, if necessary, first responders. This blog details the facial recognition training project completed by HPCC Systems summer intern, Jack Fields, a 12th grade high school student at American Heritage School in Delray, Florida.
Lorraine Chapman on 11/17/2020
The proposal application period for internships in 2021 is now open. The closing date for project proposals is Friday 19th March 2021. Time flies by fast and a good proposal may take a while to prepare, so get started now! Read on to find out everything you need to know about our intern program, how it works, what the experience is like and how to apply.
Lorraine Chapman on 11/17/2020
As we open the proposal period for our 2021 intern program, we have a message for students who are thinking of a career in software development or data science. Be inspired to join the HPCC Systems Intern Program. Read about the successes of our Class of 2020 interns. Learn about their projects, follow links to blog posts, GitHub repositories, presentations, posters and read mentor testimonials about the value added to our open source project by these hardworking, young developers.