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

Kx releases new version of kdb+
Kx releases new version of kdb+

24th September 2012

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, has announced the release of kdb+ v3.0. The key benefits of the new version include a considerable improvement in processing speeds when running on Intel’s most recent processors, support for WebSockets, GUIDs/UUIDs (unique identifiers, which facilitate the design...
Kx Names DEVnet, the Trading and Risk Consultancy, its Strategic Sales Partner in Continental Europe
Kx Names DEVnet, the Trading and Risk Consultancy, its Strategic Sales Partner in Continental Europe

19th September 2011

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and time-series analysis, has announced a strategic sales partnership with DEVnet, the specialist consultancy for risk management and trading systems. The collaboration will see DEVnet market Kx's high-performance database kdb+ and q, its integrated programming language, across Continental Europe,...
Kx Systems signs OEM deal with Guosen Securities
Kx Systems signs OEM deal with Guosen Securities

10th January 2011

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and time series analysis, today announced that Guosen Securities Co. Ltd., one of China’s top- tier securities firms, has signed an OEM license deal for its kdb+ database. The database platform will power the investment bank’s algorithmic trading system, which will be embedded into Guosen’s...
STAC releases new market data benchmark with results from Kx and Oracle
STAC releases new market data benchmark with results from Kx and Oracle

21st June 2010

The Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC®) today released STAC-M3TM Benchmark results for a solution from Kx Systems and Oracle Corporation. STAC-M3 provides a common measuring methodology for solutions that manage large timeseries datasets (tick databases). The measurement standard is currently a community proposal developed by the STAC...
Kx Systems recognized as laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program
Kx Systems recognized as laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program

12th April 2010

Global Information Technology Awards Foundation Pays Tribute to Individuals and Organizations that Use Information Technology to Benefit SocietyKx Systems has been recognized as a Laureate by IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program. This year’s Honorees will be commemorated during the 22nd Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards Evening on...
Kx doubles its speed on Intel’s new “Nehalem” Xeon 5500 processor
Kx doubles its speed on Intel’s new “Nehalem” Xeon 5500 processor

21st April 2009

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, has worked closely with Intel® to run a series of performance tests on Intel’s new Xeon® 5500 (“Nehalem”) chipset and has confirmed major improvements in speed.Kx and Intel have a long-standing relationship, with each firm benefiting from the other’s expertise in...
Kx expands into Asia
Kx expands into Asia

11th February 2009

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, has opened an Asian office to be headed by Chris Burke.Chris has many years’ experience in IT, where his primary focus has been on financial and mathematical programming in the banking and insurance sectors. He started at IP Sharp Associates, working in Toronto and...
Kx and First Derivatives sign an OEM agreement
Kx and First Derivatives sign an OEM agreement

26th January 2009

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, has announced today that it has signed an OEM License Agreement with First Derivatives plc (FDP), a specialist provider of products and services to the capital market technology sector.The OEM agreement is an important next phase in the successful ten-year relationship...
Kx and Nagler form European partnership through Symagon
Kx and Nagler form European partnership through Symagon

17th December 2008

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, and Nagler & Company have announced a strategic partnership agreement covering the German-speaking areas of Europe, primarily Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as Benelux and Poland. Nagler has formed a new company, Symagon, specifically to work with Kx and to...
Charles Skelton to take over as Kx CTO
Charles Skelton to take over as Kx CTO

18th September 2008

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, has announced today that financial industry veteran, Charles Skelton, will take up the position of CTO on November 1st, replacing Niall Dalton. Prior to joining Kx Charles Skelton was the owner of and principal consultant at Skelton Consulting GmbH, a product development...