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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.

Cassandra Walker on 08/11/2020
HPCC Systems has been very active with projects over the past few months, getting better support for dynamic environments via container orchestration and other capabilities. This interview features Godji Fortil (Software Engineer, HPCC Systems Development, LexisNexis Risk Solutions), and Flavio Villanustre (VP and Chief Security Officer, LexisNexis Risk Solutions).
Cassandra Walker on 07/31/2020
HPCC Systems has been very active with projects over the past few months, getting better support for dynamic environments via container orchestration and other capabilities. This interview features Shamser Ahmed (Senior Consulting Software Engineer in HPCC Systems Development at LexisNexis Risk Solutions), and Flavio Villanustre (VP and Chief Security Officer, LexisNexis Risk Solutions).
Lorraine Chapman on 07/30/2020
This blog features a student from our 2020 HPCC Systems intern program. Matthias Murray, joined us from New College of Florida, to work on a machine learning related project which will be a significant and popular contribution to our machine learning library. Read on to find out about Matthias's achievements as he introduces his project and demonstrates its potential.
Lorraine Chapman on 07/30/2020
The HPCC Systems Intern Program welcomed Nathan Halliday on to the team in the summer of 2020, to implement an upgrade to the Workflow Engine. In this blog, Nathan shares the details of the work involved, demonstrating how the end result provides a more flexible and contemporary solution. His valuable contribution to our open source project will make query run times shorter and will also allow queries performing several related tasks to run concurrently, which will be of particular interest to ECL developers.
Russ Whitehead on 07/29/2020
The methods used to circumvent security with the aim of accessing private information are getting more and more creative, meaning that we all have to work harder and smarter to protect our systems and data. We are constantly reviewing and implementing features to help our users stay one step ahead of the hackers. In this blog, Russ Whitehead outlines some of the features available for securing your HPCC Systems clusters and protecting your data.
Cassandra Walker on 07/24/2020
This is the fourth installment of the summer series of The Download, Tech Talks by HPCC Systems. This series focuses on information about the latest developments within HPCC Systems related to the cloud. HPCC Systems has been very active with projects over the past few months, getting better support for dynamic environments via container orchestration and other capabilities. This interview features Ming Wang (Senior Consulting Software Engineer, HPCC Systems Development), and Flavio Villanustre (VP and Chief Security Officer, LexisNexis Risk Solutions).
Lorraine Chapman on 07/22/2020
Lohith Rajesh joined LexisNexis as an intern in the summer of 2020 working as a developer on the Real BI project. His contribution to this project involved implementing some features which greatly enhance the usability. In this blog, Lohith takes us through the work he has completed, demonstrating the value of the features to the end user.
Roger Dev on 07/20/2020
The HPCC Systems COVID-19 Tracker provides enhanced insight into the state and evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic at Country, State, and County levels. It provides unique metrics, and a comprehensive dashboard for use by health officials and curious individuals alike.
Cassandra Walker on 07/16/2020
There are many scenarios where multiple dependent jobs (workunits) need to run in a particular sequence to complete a task. Within HPCC Systems, these jobs are referred to as “workunits.” The workunit performs specific tasks on Thor (the Data Refinery Engine in HPCC Systems), such as building a keyfile, analyzing data, spraying data onto Thor, and other tasks. The Universal Workunit Scheduler provides a way to schedule one or more streams or work within HPCC Systems. More information on this topic can be found in the ‘Tips & Tricks’ section of the Community HPCC Systems Forum.
Cassandra Walker on 07/08/2020
This is the third installment of the summer series of The Download, Tech Talks by HPCC Systems. This series focuses on information about the latest developments within HPCC Systems related to the cloud. HPCC Systems has been very active with projects over the past few months, working to provide better support for dynamic environments via container orchestration and other capabilities. This interview features Gavin Halliday (Enterprise Lead Architect, HPCC Systems Development), and Flavio Villanustre (VP and Chief Security Officer, LexisNexis Risk Solutions).