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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.

Lorraine Chapman on 12/16/2019
This competition provides students working on HPCC Systems related projects with an opportunity to showcase their achievements. 13 students presented on projects ranging from platform related features and machine learning library contributions to interesting use cases and research results. Read on to meet the students and judges, see the posters and learn which were the winning entries.
Lorraine Chapman on 11/14/2019
The proposal application period for internships in 2020 is now open. The closing deadline for proposal applications is Friday March 20th 2020. But don't wait until the last minute! Read on to find out more about our intern program, how it works and how to apply.
Lorraine Chapman on 06/05/2019
Ten students are joining the team as part of the HPCC Systems Intern Program in 2019. This program now functions over three continents. We have 5 students joining from US based universities and 4 from India. This year, we have expanded the program into Europe and our first student from this continent joins us from the UK.
Lorraine Chapman on 03/12/2019
Our Academic Program supports a number pf PhD students in their research studies. This blog features the most recent work of Jingqing Zhang, a PhD student working in the Data Science Institute at Imperial College, London. At our last meeting, Jingqing took us through his plans for the coming months as he works to make progress on his latest project involving deep learning models.
Lorraine Chapman on 02/28/2019
2018 was another great year for our Academic Program. In total, we collaborated with 17 different academic institutions spread across the US, Asia and Europe. Every year, we sponsor PhD research projects, provide support to supplement curriculum content, host workshops, take part in hackathons, provide internship opportunities and our Academic Partners contribute to our community events. So much was achieved in 2018. Let's look at the highlights.
Lorraine Chapman on 11/28/2018
Every year, students working on HPCC Systems related projects, enter this contest to showcase their achievements. This event is always a great eye opener. It attracts a very diverse range of projects which clearly demonstrate the hard work and dedication of each student. Our judges had a very difficult decision to make in choosing winners from the 10 students who presented at this year’s contest.
Lorraine Chapman on 11/22/2018
This is always a great event, bringing together a wide variety of our open source community users from LexisNexis Colleagues, academic and business partners, students from our intern program and our platform developers. It is an action-packed day from start to finish and our live feed allows those who can’t be there in person, to attend virtually. Walk through this exciting day with me as I revisit the day’s events.
Lorraine Chapman on 11/05/2018
We're are pleased to announce that HPCC Systems 7.0.0 Gold is now available for download! Read on to find out more and get all the information you need to take advantage of all the great new features and enhancements included in this major new release.
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.

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.