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
Data Gymnastics: Using HPCC Systems for Processing Big Data
Big Data Processing & Analytics - HPCC Systems (LexisNexis)
Join us in DC for a Meetup! All DC area meetup groups in the Big Data and Data Science space are welcome to attend!
Networking/Food/Drinks/Raffle Prizes! Plus, all attendees will receive free access to our online HPCC Systems training courses.
6:30 - 7:00pm: Welcome and Networking
7:00 - 8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A
8:00 - 8:30pm: Open Discussion & Mingle
The open source HPCC Systems platform has a number of unique features that help take the headache out of working with big data. This session will walk through the technical components of HPCC Systems and how to use it, similarities and differences from other big data processing platforms, how its declarative programming language (ECL) works, and the ways in which it can integrate with external C++, Java, other common languages and Web Services code. It will include a beginning-to-end walk through of loading data, ETL-ing and profiling it, indexing it, and accessing the final result from a web-based front end, essentially an EDA toolkit for data scientists. Attendees will leave with an understanding on how fun and flexible data calisthenics can be! (https://hpccsystems.c...)
About the Speaker:
Drea Leed is a Senior Software Developer for LexisNexis Risk Solutions, responsible for developing tools, applications and processes for end-to-end handling of big data. She has over a decade of experience designing and implementing data warehouses, enterprise web applications, back-end and B2B integration systems, data visualization front-ends, and a variety of other systems that store and use big data.
Special thanks to George Washington University for the space!
Washington, DC - USA
Tuesday, July 12 at 6:30 PM