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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.

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.
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.
Lorraine Chapman on 11/17/2020
HPCC Systems interns can choose whether to be office based or work remotely. In 2020, the platform team and all our interns worked remotely due to the impact of COVID-19 on office based working. HPCC Systems has been providing remote internships for 6 years now, so this isn't new to us and our support system for remote working interns is tried and tested. Find out how the support we provide keeps students engaged and provides a firm foundation for completing a successful internship project.
Lorraine Chapman on 10/21/2020
This blog was first released in 2016 and as you can imagine, since then, things have changed. We have added three new plugins (Spark, Kafka and Couchbase) and 4 add-ons/connectors (JavaScript library for communicating with ESP, Web data connector for Tableau, DFSClient and WSClient). Read this blog to get bang up to date with the embedded languages, plugins and connectors HPCC Systems supports.
Lorraine Chapman on 08/25/2020
Some of our Class of 2020 interns have been working on cloud specific projects, while others have added new items to their project task list which focus on setting up and testing HPCC Systems using different Cloud platforms. This blog shares the details of the valuable contributions our interns are making to this ongoing development project.
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.