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2012 Developer Newsletter

90% of your Big Data Problem, isn't Big Data. It's the ability to handle Big Data for better insight.

The Developer Newsletter is a seasonal newsletter from the HPCC Systems team at LexisNexis for the Developer Community.

Developer Update

Intelligent ETL White Paper

Use Case Example

HPCC Systems for Cyber Security

HPCC Systems In the News

Read how the marketplace evaluates HPCC Systems

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Intelligent ETL White Paper

The HPCC Systems platform is built to be flexible and scalable at the same time. The underlying ECL programming language and built in components provides the foundational tooling to build fully automated ETL jobs that can quickly ingest new data and adjust to changes in schema. This white paper will describe the key components of the HPCC Systems ETL platform.
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HPCC Systems for Cyber Security

HPCC Systems has been developed to provide cyber security experts the capability to perform sophisticated analysis against all data over a long period of time. This comprehensive analysis is what allows the detection of subtle activities and “low and slow” attack patterns.
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HPCC Systems in the News

LexisNexis Earns Top Spot on 2012 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators Across America
View the InformationWeek media article.

Cio.com CIO reviews a variety of Big Data solution providers

View the Cio.com article.

InformationWeek covers how HPCC Systems is making an impact in the marketplace
View the InformationWeek media article.

Leading Analyst Firm Names HPCC Systems as a Cool Vendor
HPCC Systems has been named as a “Cool Vendor” in the April 2012 Gartner report  “Information Infrastructure and Big Data” authored by Merv Adrian, Donald Feinberg and W. Roy Schulte. Gartner the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.
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News you can use!

Featured Podcasts
For developers, a series of podcasts is now available. Highlighted below are three.

FLOSS Weekly Podcast #228: HPCC Systems
Flavio Villanustre, Vice President, was the featured guest on the FLOSS Weekly podcast with hosts Randal Schwartz and Dan Lynch. Flavio discusses the HPCC Systems Open Source platform.

New and Improved features in the HPCC Systems Platform
Gavin Halliday, Senior Architect and Bob Foreman, Senior Trainer from LexisNexis discuss what's new in the open source HPCC Systems platform and what's ahead in the roadmap.

Solved: The Three Most Common Pain Points for Developers
Kristina Grammatico, LexisNexis Marketing Director interviews Jill Luber, LexisNexis Senior Architect about the three most common pain points for developers and how the HPCC Systems platform can help developers with these challenges.

More podcasts can be found here.

Platform Updates
HPCC Systems Community Edition Platform 3.8.6
Now Available

HPCC Systems Community Edition 3.8.6 is now available and includes: Access and execute self-contained ECL code using the new ECL playground, New memory management provides significant performance improvements when sorting valuable lengths recorder, Updated set of client tools includes compatibility for MAC, Includes latest HPCC VM Image and much more!

Tradeshows and Events
Join us for upcoming Meetups and Tradeshows.

Training Resources

Video Tutorials
HPCC Systems offers free online video tutorials to quickly get you started. A wide range of topics are covered—from beginners trying to solve their first problem to advanced users looking to tune their programs to meet performance requirements.

Prefer classroom style training?
Click here for the latest training schedule.

Introduction to ECL -
Concepts and Queries

January 28, 1:00 PM -
January 30,
12:00 PM
Alpharetta, GA

Introduction to THOR -
the Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process

January 30, 1:00 PM -
February 1,
12:00 PM
Alpharetta, GA

Advanced ECL -
Working with Relational Data

February 4, 1:00 PM -
February 6,
12:00 PM
Alpharetta, GA

Advanced THOR -
Super files, Working with XML, and Free-form Text Parsing

February 6, 1:00 PM -
February 8, 12:00 PM
Alpharetta, GA

December 12, 2012
From 4 to 5 PM.
Room 3047
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Click here for more information.

ICMLA 2012
December 12-15, 2012
Boca Raton, FL
Click here for more information.

Big Data and Big Data Analytics Symposium call for papers: May 20-May 24, 2013
San Diego, CA
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