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HPCC Systems blog contributors are engineers and data scientists who for years have enabled LexisNexis customers to use big data to fulfill critical missions, gain competitive advantage, or unearth new discoveries. Check this blog regularly for insights into how HPCC Systems technology can put big data to work for your own organization.

Rodrigo Pastrana on 06/12/2018

One new feature to look out for in HPCC Systems 7.0.0, is log visualization integration with ECL Watch using ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana). Log visualizations help identify, track and predict important events and trends on HPCC Systems clusters, by spotting interesting patterns and giving you visual clues which are easier to interpret than reading through the log file itself.

Jessica Lorti on 06/08/2018

One of the major challenges facing financial institutions is customer attrition, or churn. Studies suggest it costs five to seven times more to attract new customers than it does to retain current customers. Studies have also shown that companies are more likely to retain customers who engage frequently with a product or service.

Lorraine Chapman on 06/04/2018

Systemd is a system start-up and process manager for Linux. In recent years, it has become the boot manager of choice on newer Linux distributions. It is one of many new features you can try out in our HPCC Systems 7.0.0 Beta version which we are preparing for release soon.

Jessica Lorti on 05/23/2018
On May 17, 2018, HPCC Systems hosted the latest edition of The Download: Tech Talks. This series of workshops is specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community.
Jessica Lorti on 05/11/2018
The idea of self-driving cars has long fascinated mankind, but most thought it was a topic so far fetched it could only exist in a child’s cartoon. Yet today, this dream is becoming a reality.
Jessica Lorti on 04/27/2018
In 2016, more than 4000 workers died on the job in the US, and there were nearly 3 million private-sector work-related injuries. Yet a key component of workplace safety, the protective hard hat, has remained largely unchanged over the past 60 years. GuardHat, Inc. aims to save lives and prevent injuries with a smart hardhat — a wearable, Internet of Things platform in an industrial hardhat form-factor.
Jessica Lorti on 04/27/2018
On April 19, 2018, HPCC Systems hosted the latest edition of The Download: Tech Talks. This series of workshops is specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community.
Roger Dev on 04/18/2018
The Myriad Interface allows users of the HPCC Systems Machine Learning bundles to execute multiple independent machine learning activities within a single interface invocation. Learn how this works and how to use it.
Jessica Lorti on 04/18/2018
With so many big data processing engines available, how does a start-up decide which one to use? For ClearFunnel, the answer was easy – HPCC Systems.
Lorraine Chapman on 03/28/2018

Having blogged about being a fly on the wall at a meeting of the European contingent of the HPCC Systems development team, it’s time to look through a window into the world of the  developer offsite meeting, which is attended by the wider HPCC Systems core development team. At these meetings, the Europeans are joined by a number of US based colleagues for these biannual, week long, residential gatherings.