HPCC is the big data analysis tool from LexisNexis. They have proprietary add-ons as well. They've got a meetup and have spoken at local users' groups. I don't see any upcoming meetups, but keep an eye on them.
This was the note from Trish, their program manager:
Hello, I am the Program Manager for the HPCC Systems open source project at LexisNexis. HPCC Systems (www.hpccsystems.com) from LexisNexis Risk Solutions offers a proven, data-intensive supercomputing platform designed for the enterprise to process and solve Big Data analytical problems. As an alternative to legacy technology, HPCC Systems offers a consistent data-centric programming language, two processing platforms and a single, complete end-to-end architecture for efficient processing. And it is open source! ... I'm happy to provide whitepapers, articles or any other information needed.
Upcoming HPCC Meetups
NYC Meetup: Analyzing Millions of NYC Taxi Trips Using HPCC Systems
Big Data Processing & Analytics - HPCC Systems (LexisNexis)
IMPORTANT: Please RSVP on the NYC Meetup page here: http://www.databasemo...
Join Flavio Villanustre, VP Technology and Arjuna Chala, Sr Director of HPCC Systems as they discuss the HPCC Systems platform and a real-world case study to illustrate how to manage disparate data with ease and efficiency. They will walk through how to profile, transform, aggregate, and analyze New York City taxi data to extract some important conclusions.
In this talk, you will learn how to:
•Improve the speed and accuracy of the transformation, cleaning, normalization, and aggregation processes
•Enable efficient use of developer resources and development budgets
•Facilitate the use of standard hardware, operating systems, and protocols
New York, NY - USA
Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30 PM