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Welcome to the HPCC Systems developer community!

Track the latest developments and help make our platform even better. Whether you're an experienced HPCC Systems user or just getting started, there are a number of ways to get involved. Ask questions and find answers in our Support Forums.

Contribute to our community

Make your mark by contributing your ideas and code to the HPCC Systems community. All contributions are reviewed before being published.


Code release process:

  1. Create a GitHub account.
  2. Fork the HPCC Systems platform (or other) repository.
  3. Clone your GitHub repository to your development machine.
  4. Create a new branch.
  5. Make the changes and commit them to the branch.
  6. Push the branch to your GitHub repository.
  7. Issue a pull request.
  8. Get code reviewed.
  9. Code is merged!


For bug tracking and software tracking, we use Jira:

  1. Go to our Community Issue Tracker.
  2. Create an account (if you can, use same IDs on Jira and GitHub).
  3. Clone your GitHub repository to your development machine.
  4. Search for any issues assigned to available for anyone. Post questions in the issue.
  5. Discuss ideas in the Developer Forum.


Take a look at our 2018 Google Summer of Code and HPCC Systems Intern Program project lists. All project ideas are available for anyone who wants to contribute a solution. Some ideas are not fully formulated, and others also show the name of an HPCC Systems developer to contact, so you can discuss your solution.


Have an idea and want to discuss it with an HPCC Systems developer? Email Lorraine Chapman who will help you get connected.


The HPCC Systems team is always looking for contributors to the roadmap. View the HPCC Systems Roadmap. Interested in assisting on any of these items? Please contact us.


ECL Snippets

View or download ECL code snippets contributed by the community. Contribute ECL snippets of your own.

Public Data Sources

Access publicly available data sources to play with and leverage in your own ECL applications. Contribute links to public data sources.

Data Descriptors and Simple Example Programs

Download ECL data descriptors and example programs for working with common, publicly available data sets such as those identified in the Public Data Sources section. Contribute ECL data descriptors and example programs of your own.

GitHub ECL Samples

Want to see even more examples? Check out the repository.


Join us at these upcoming events. Engage with experts from the HPCC Systems community and hear about the latest trends, breakthroughs, challenges and opportunities in the world of big data.

October 4-7, 2021

This free, virtual event returned to offer plenary and breakout sessions covering a wide variety of topics, a high quality virtual workshop, as well as presentations and technical posters from students working on HPCC Systems related projects.

What’s new

Communicate with other developers and stay up to date on the latest HPCC Systems news.

Latest release details
HPCC Systems 8.2.0 Gold
Our newest release contains a number of improvements and features highlighted in our blog Features new and improved in HPCC Systems 8.2.0 Gold, which covers both our Bare Metal (download now) and Cloud Native Platforms. More information is available in the release notes and supporting documentation. Check the HPCC Systems Red Book for new entries.

Cloud Native HPCC Systems Early Adopters
Defining storage has been rationalized and simplified in HPCC Systems 8.2.0. Gold. Learn more by reading Gavin Halliday's blog, File Storage on the HPCC Systems Cloud Native Platform.

Go to our Cloud Native wiki for more details about our Cloud Native Platform (including various blogs on using our Cloud Native platform with Azure), visit the Helm Chart GitHub Repository to deploy HPCC Systems under Kubernetes and see some examples.

Latest blog post
  • Lorraine Chapman
    12 hours 16 minutes ago
    The 2021 HPCC Systems Virtual Community Day Summit provided a series of workshops focusing on some of our Machine Learning Library bundles. All sessions were recorded. Come and complete the full course at your leisure. Join our trainers, Bob Foreman and Hugo Watanuki as they demonstrate how to use DBSCAN, K-Means, Logistic and Linear Regression, Generalized Neural Networks and Learning Trees.
  • Lorraine Chapman
    12 hours 25 minutes ago
    Our digital badges are awarded in recognition of the contribution and achievements of HPCC Systems Open Source Community members. At our 2021 Virtual Community Day summit, we presented the 2021 Community Recognition, David Kan and Poster Contest Winner Awards. Many more awards are presented to those who complete courses in our Online Training Catalog. Start or add to your own collection!
  • Lorraine Chapman
    4 days 9 hours ago
    Our 2021 Poster Contest was the largest ever with 18 submissions and the whole contest was run virtually. Meet the judges and poster presenters, view the poster resources and find out who won the four Best Poster Awards and Community Choice Award. Winners were announced at the end of the day of our 2021 Virtual Community Day Summit.


Did you know you can work with our ecosystem of partners? Their comprehensive expertise helps our customers drive efficiencies in implementing big data solutions.

Interested in joining our partner ecosystem? We’d love to hear from you. Contact Us.

We work closely with several universities and other academic institutions. Learn more about our academic relationships.

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