Kx

Kx technology, incorporating the kdb+ time-series database, is a leader in high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence. Kx delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries.

Company Announcements

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Kx selected by BrainWaveBank as the platform for the world’s first Big Data collection of brainwave activity

23rd October 2017

- Kx technology to support BrainWaveBank as it uses AI to transform cognitive health - - Solutions based on Kx will allow individuals to monitor their cognitive health and allow BrainWaveBank to develop systems capable of screening for early signs of conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease - - Using AI, the platform will analyse large...
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Kx technology selected to power e-commerce AI platform for Scientific Revenue

19th October 2017

– Kx selected as Scientific Revenue’s real-time analytics platform for online dynamic pricing – – Using Machine Learning and Applied Artificial Intelligence, Scientific Revenue’s platform analyses the behaviour of millions of users and applies machine learning techniques to increase revenue for its mobile gaming...
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Major Machine Learning Investment in Kx Technology

19th September 2017

FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces a range of initiatives to put machine learning (ML) capabilities at the heart of future development for the Group’s Kx technology, in direct response to increasing interest from current and potential customers. The measures announced today will accelerate delivery of pipeline opportunities in software and...
Kx Announces ChartIQ Integration into Real-Time Data Visualization and Analysis User Interface
Kx Announces ChartIQ Integration into Real-Time Data Visualization and Analysis User Interface

18th July 2017

Kx Systems (Kx), a division of First Derivatives plc (FD) and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, announces today that Dashboards for Kx now offers ChartIQ integration as an optional addition to its visualization capabilities. Dashboards for Kx is a real-time data visualization platform built on HTML5 and optimized...
Kx Systems: Kdb+ Powers Trading Platform for BitMEX High-Frequency Bitcoin Exchange
Kx Systems: Kdb+ Powers Trading Platform for BitMEX High-Frequency Bitcoin Exchange

29th June 2017

Kx Systems, a subsidiary of First Derivatives plc (FD), and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, announces that Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, has expanded its use of kdb+ within its trading platform. Kdb+ is widely used in the financial services industry to power trading and...
Kx and Vexata break records in STAC benchmarks of tick data analytics
Kx and Vexata break records in STAC benchmarks of tick data analytics

16th May 2017

San Jose/London, May 16th, 2017: Kx Systems (Kx), a subsidiary of First Derivatives (FD) plc and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, and Vexata, the leader in high performance enterprise storage systems, announced record shattering results in independent testing by the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC®). ...
Kx powers large-scale in-memory research at Squarepoint Capital
Kx powers large-scale in-memory research at Squarepoint Capital

25th April 2017

PALO ALTO, CA (25 April 2017) – Kx Systems, a subsidiary of First Derivatives (FD) plc, announces that Squarepoint Capital, a global systematic investment manager, has significantly expanded its use of Kx technology for investment research. Kdb+ is Kx’s market leading time-series database, which is widely used in the financial...
Kx significantly speeds up performance with the latest edition of its database platform, kdb+ version 3.5
Kx significantly speeds up performance with the latest edition of its database platform, kdb+ version 3.5

15th March 2017

Kx Systems, the acknowledged leader in time-series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, today announced the release of a new edition of its database and analytics technology, kdb+ version 3.5. This latest version of kdb+ includes a number of features that significantly speed up its performance, as well as increase developer...
Kx shatters STAC benchmarks for tick data analytics on Dell EMC DSSD D5
Kx shatters STAC benchmarks for tick data analytics on Dell EMC DSSD D5

1st November 2016

London & Palo Alto: Kx Systems (Kx) announced today that its time-series database kdb+ set new records in independent testing on the largest dataset ever used. Running on Dell EMC DSSD D5 Rack-Scale flash storage system with Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, Kx and Dell EMC achieved the fastest results to date in 16 of the 19 benchmarks reported...
Thomson Reuters Partnership features Kx for Streaming Analytics
Thomson Reuters Partnership features Kx for Streaming Analytics

16th September 2016

Kx parent First Derivatives has formed a strategic partnership for the use of its Kx technology with Thomson Reuters to power the latest version of their financial Data as a Service platform, Velocity Analytics. The agreement follows a comprehensive review of real-time and in-memory technologies by Thomson Reuters. Velocity Analytics combines...