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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.

Roger Dev on 09/13/2017

One of the main pieces of preliminary work involved in the major refactoring of the HPCC Systems Machine Learning Library was to productize PBblas as the backbone for Matrix Operations. The Parallel-Block Basic Linear Algebra Subsystem (PBblas) provides a mechanism for adapting matrix operations to Big Data and parallel processing on HPCC Systems clusters. 

Jessica Lorti on 08/14/2017

The Download: Tech Talks by the HPCC Systems Community, Episode 6

On August 1, 2017, HPCC Systems hosted the latest edition of The Download: Tech Talks. These technically-focused talks are for the community, by the community. The Download: Tech Talks is intended to provide continuing education through high quality content and meaningful development insight throughout the year.

Lorraine Chapman on 07/11/2017

As soon as I hear the phrase ‘this release includes a number of performance improvements’, my curiosity always gets the better of me leading me to ask questions such as, what exactly does this mean, where will users see these improvements and how do we know the system is performing better than before?

Lorraine Chapman on 07/10/2017
Proposal applications are now being accepted for the 2018 HPCC Systems summer internship positions.
Lorraine Chapman on 07/03/2017

If you have attended Community Day at one of our HPCC Systems engineering summits, you will have noticed a significant number of presentations from academic institutions. This is no coincidence.

Flavio Villanustre on 06/21/2017

In late May, I was invited to participate on a panel discussion at the Infosys Confluence conference. The panel’s topic was automation and AI and it was moderated by Rajesh Murthy, Infosys’ president and head of services for its communications and energy division.

Lorraine Chapman on 06/15/2017

We had a number of great proposals again this year from students eager to join the HPCC Systems Summer Intern Program. This year, five students have joined our platform team and are already working on their chosen projects, which include machine learning algorithms and enhancements to the HPCC Systems platform itself.

Flavio Villanustre on 06/15/2017

LexisNexis Risk Solutions and the open source HPCC Systems platform have hit another milestone – we are celebrating our 6th Anniversary!  It was way back in 2011 when we decided to open the platform up to the broader open source community for further development, more widespread use and to tap into the continuous innovation that open source brings into any technology.  Our goal was to make big data analytics more accessi

Flavio Villanustre on 06/07/2017

At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, we have a passion for learning and sharing our knowledge with others. And this is not all: we also have a passion for open source software.

Jessica Lorti on 06/06/2017

On June 1, we launched our new and improved website which showcases a fresh, updated look and improved content organization which makes navigation easier.

The new website also features enhanced download capabilities to quickly get to the right files and the responsive design can be used on mobile devices and tablets.