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The proposal period for 2023 internships will open in November 2022

Student work experience opportunities also exist for students who want to suggest their own project idea. Project suggestions must be relevant to HPCC Systems and of benefit to our open source community. 

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Project Description

There are several situations where it would be useful to reverse the order of a dataset. This could be done more efficiently than a sort.  The change would need to cover the following particular cases:

There is also opportunity for various optimizations - e.g., REVERSE(SORT())->SORT'

More details coming soon.

If you are interested in this project, please contact Gavin Halliday.

Completion of this project involves:

By the mid term review we would expect you to have:


Gavin Halliday
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Backup Mentor: TBD
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Skills needed
  • Knowledge of C++ required
  • Ability to build and test the HPCC system (guidance will be provided).
  • Ability to write test code. Knowledge of ECL is not a requirement since it should be possible to re-use existing code with minimal changes for this purpose. Links are provided below to our ECL training documentation and online courses should you wish to become familiar with the ECL  language.
  • Ability to develop new code within an existing framework


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