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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.

Jessica Lorti on 09/12/2019
In this month’s “5 Questions” interview series, Flavio Villanustre talks to Luke Pezet, Vice President of Software Architecture at Archway Health, about his dynamic career in technology, his experience with big data platforms and why he ultimately settled on HPCC Systems as his go-to framework.
Jessica Lorti on 08/15/2019
This month’s “5 Questions” interview series features one of our talented interns, Yash Jain. Pursuing his Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Mumbai, Yash’s internship project is entitled, “Cluster Deployment with Juju Charm.”
Jessica Lorti on 07/10/2019
Flavio Villanustre, our VP of technology, recently spoke with Dr. Khoshgoftaar and discussed big data, Khoshgoftaar’s interest in academics and education, and his time as a mentor.
Jessica Lorti on 05/02/2019
Jo Prichard is a senior data scientist at LexisNexis Risk Solutions and a long-time HPCC Systems user. Focusing on big data research and development, Jo helps enterprises target fraud, collusion and other socio-behavioral risk factors.
Jessica Lorti on 03/03/2019
In this edition of “5 Questions” we interviewed Richard Chapman, one of the founders of HPCC Systems, an original designer of ECL, and the creator of Richard’s Online XML Inquiry Engine, otherwise known as ROXIE.
Jessica Lorti on 02/07/2019
Lili Xu, our next participant in the “5 Questions” interview series, has interacted with HPCC Systems in several different roles. She first began working with the platform as part of her Ph.D. studies in Dr. Amy Apon’s DICE lab at Clemson University. Lili has also completed three consecutive internships with HPCC Systems and recently joined the company as a full-time technologist.
Jessica Lorti on 01/22/2019
​​​​​​​Welcome to the third installment of our “5 Questions” interview series. This month we chatted with Amy Apon PhD., the professor and chair of the Division of Computer Science for Clemson University. Dr. Apon maintains an active research program at Clemson where she works with cloud computing, performance modeling and analysis of parallel and distributed system and data-intensive computing, among others.
Jessica Lorti on 11/20/2018
Welcome to the second installment of our “5 Questions” interview series. This month we spoke with David Dasher, a prominent HPCC Systems community member with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. David has worked extensively across the corporate sector developing database, marketing and management solutions. He currently serves as the Chief Technical Officer of CPL Online, a leading provider of digital learning and staff engagement tools within the licensed hospitality and retail markets. David founded CPL Online in 2010 and the company now serves more than a million users with their e-learning and business systems, supporting the development, engagement and retention of employees across multiple industries.
Jessica Lorti on 09/21/2018
On September 13, 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. In this very special edition of Tech Talks, we featured more of our 2018 HPCC Systems summer interns and the work they are doing with machine learning.
Jessica Lorti on 09/10/2018
Welcome to our new interview series “5 Questions with an HPCC Systems Community Member” where we will highlight some of our most prominent HPCC Systems community members. These are the people who are avid users of our open source platform and can offer real world expertise and best use information. A doctoral candidate at Keiser University and a computer science instructor at Wayne State University, Itauma Itauma is an expert in learning analytics and uses HPCC Systems for his educational research.