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.

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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...
New Kx release includes encryption, enhanced compression and Tableau integration
New Kx release includes encryption, enhanced compression and Tableau integration

7th June 2016

Kx Systems, the acknowledged leader in time-series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, today announced the release of a new version of its kdb+ database and analytics technology, Kx v3.4. This latest version includes encryption using TLS/SSL protocols and integration with Tableau and other visual front-ends through its ODBC...
Kx Systems announces OEM deal with CoreOne Technologies
Kx Systems announces OEM deal with CoreOne Technologies

2nd June 2015

CoreOne Technologies selects kdb+ for high-performance big data analytics Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, has signed an OEM license agreement with CoreOne Technologies, a leading provider of financial data management services to the securities industry. This partnership equips CoreOne Technologies...
“Q Tips” offers practical guidance and tips for financial big data analytics
“Q Tips” offers practical guidance and tips for financial big data analytics

25th March 2015

Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today announced the publication of “Q Tips: Fast, Scalable and Maintainable Kdb+” by Nick Psaris, the new book for programmers immersed in analyzing big data in financial services. Q is the expressive query and programming language built into kdb+, the...
Flash Boys' IEX Selects Kx Systems' kdb+ Software for its Data Platform
Flash Boys' IEX Selects Kx Systems' kdb+ Software for its Data Platform

18th December 2014

Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today announced that IEX, a rapidly growing equity trading venue, has officially chosen kdb+ software for its data platform. Kdb+ is a database system with a built-in time-series query language, called q. It provides unified access to streaming, real-time and historical...
IEX Selects Kx Systems' kdb+ Software for its Data Platform
IEX Selects Kx Systems' kdb+ Software for its Data Platform

18th December 2014

Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today announced that IEX, a rapidly growing equity trading venue, has officially chosen kdb+ software for its data platform. Kdb+ is a database system with a built-in time-series query language, called q. It provides unified access to streaming, real-time and historical...
Kx Systems releases version 3.2 of its kdb+ database software
Kx Systems releases version 3.2 of its kdb+ database software

7th October 2014

The latest version of kdb+ extends multi-core processing and further expands WebSocket support  Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today released version 3.2 of its kdb+ database software with its built-in programming language, q. Kx technology has supported multi-core processing for Big Data for...
FirstBPM signs OEM deal with Kx Systems to deliver high performance data analytics platform
FirstBPM signs OEM deal with Kx Systems to deliver high performance data analytics platform

18th September 2014

Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today announced it has signed an OEM partnership with FirstBPM, a global provider of business process management integration software. As part of the deal, FirstBPM will deploy kdb+ to greatly enhance the speed and performance of its data analytics processes. ...