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 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...
Kx growth continues with new partner in Australia
Kx growth continues with new partner in Australia

21st July 2008

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, is delighted to announce today that it has signed a partnership agreement with Hologram Business Intelligence, the Australian-based supplier of business performance management solutions. The relationship between the two companies goes back a long way and means that they...
Kx Systems celebrates 15 years in business
Kx Systems celebrates 15 years in business

18th June 2008

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, is celebrating 15 years in business.Massive data volumes, low-latency and event processing have been a recurring theme over the past fifteen years. A simple example of the ongoing challenges the world’s financial institutions face is NYSE volumes - in 1993 NYSE produced...
New enhanced multi-core Kdb+ includes DTrace and more speed
New enhanced multi-core Kdb+ includes DTrace and more speed

9th June 2008

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, today announced a new version of Kdb+. With the progress in hardware development and rising data volumes it is essential that software is able to not merely keep up with progress, but make the absolute best use of hardware improvements. This is why every new version of...
Kx realigns responsibilities
Kx realigns responsibilities

25th February 2008

Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, today announced new roles for several members of its management team. The new titles reflect the recently agreed realignment of responsibilities and functions of the senior management at Kx and are in line with the company’s continued development and growth.Kx has a...
Kx Systems Extends Streaming Intelligence with Kdb+ v2.4
Kx Systems Extends Streaming Intelligence with Kdb+ v2.4

18th June 2007

Low-latency database platform gives financial firms the muscle to push the limits on streaming dataKx Systems, leader in high-performance databases and timeseries analysis, today announced the latest release of the kdb+ low-latency database platform. Kdb+ v2.4 supports the world's largest financial firms -- those handling as much as a billion...
Kx Teams with Detica to Deliver Market Monitoring Solution to FSA
Kx Teams with Detica to Deliver Market Monitoring Solution to FSA

11th June 2007

Kdb+ will help the FSA spot insider trading and other market abuseKx Systems, leader in high-performance analytics on streaming and historical data, and Detica, the business and technology consultancy, announced that the Kx kdb+ database will be a core component of Detica's Market Monitoring solution for the Financial Services Authority (FSA).To...
Kx Announces Mac OS X Support for Kdb+ Database and Applications
Kx Announces Mac OS X Support for Kdb+ Database and Applications

17th April 2007

Financial firms express increasing interest in Apple's new systemsKx Systems, leader in high-performance analytics on streaming and historical data, has announced kdb+ database and application support for the Mac OS X operating system. Kx added Mac support because of increasing requests from kdb+ developers, who work in the leading global financial...