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 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...
UniCredit HypoVereinsbank (HVB) Selects Kx Systems for Realtime Cross-Asset Trading
UniCredit HypoVereinsbank (HVB) Selects Kx Systems for Realtime Cross-Asset Trading

2nd February 2007

Kdb+ Database, Kdb+tick and Q Language Provide Streaming and Historical Query Capabilities Across Multiple Trading DesksKx Systems, leader in high-performance databases and timeseries analysis, today announced that HypoVereinsbank (HVB) has gone into production with a cross-asset database system for proprietary trading desks in Munich and London....
Niall Dalton Named Chief Solutions Architect, Kx Systems
Niall Dalton Named Chief Solutions Architect, Kx Systems

15th January 2007

Position Created to Assist in Large-Scale IntegrationsKx Systems, leader in high-performance analytics on streaming and historical data, announced today that Niall Dalton has joined the company as Chief Solutions Architect. Dalton's role is to help Kx customers -- the largest financial institutions in the world -- implement the strategic and...
Cantor Fitzgerald Makes Faster Market Decisions with Realtime Analysis Platform Built on Kx Systems
Cantor Fitzgerald Makes Faster Market Decisions with Realtime Analysis Platform Built on Kx Systems

18th September 2006

Kdb+ Database and Q Language Provide Advanced Realtime and Historical Query Capabilities Kx Systems, leader in high-performance databases and timeseries analysis, today announced that Cantor Fitzgerald has completed a comprehensive system to handle historical data analysis and immediate querying of streaming market data based entirely on the Kx...
Kx Appoints Janet Lustgarten President
Kx Appoints Janet Lustgarten President

6th September 2006

Kx Systems, leader in high-performance databases and timeseries analysis, today announced that Janet Lustgarten, Chairman and former CEO, has been appointed to the role of President. Ms. Lustgarten, who will remain in the Palo Alto company headquarters, will lead the strategic direction of Kx, focusing on sales and customer relations.The role of...
Kdb+tow v. 2.3 Speeds Time-To-Market For Developing and Testing New Trading Strategies
Kdb+tow v. 2.3 Speeds Time-To-Market For Developing and Testing New Trading Strategies

20th June 2006

New Release Lets Users Control Granularity and Replay a Day’s Worth of Tick Data in One MinutePalo Alto (June 20, 2006) - Kx systems, leader in high-performance databases and timeseries analysis, today announced worldwide availability of the latest version of their kdb+tow application. Kdb+tow v. 2.3 allows traders to replay tick data more...
Newest Version of Kx Systems’ High Performance Database Means More Effective Use of Next Generation Multicore Chips
Newest Version of Kx Systems’ High Performance Database Means More Effective Use of Next Generation Multicore Chips

6th March 2006

Kdb+ v. 2.3 multithreaded database helps trading firms take full advantage of new multicore CPUs without having to change their existing applicationsPalo Alto (March 7, 2006) - Kx systems, leader in high-performance databases and timeseries analysis, today announced worldwide availability of the kdb+ v.2.3 database for Linux, Windows and Solaris...
Kx Systems Shaves Latency to Zero for Tick Data
Kx Systems Shaves Latency to Zero for Tick Data

7th November 2005

Newest release of kdb+tick strips message processing overhead and creates unparalleled opportunity for auto trading.Palo Alto (November 8, 2005) - Kx Systems today announced new speed gains for its kdb+tick application, achieved by eliminating the latency between data capture and data analysis. Kx, leader in high-performance databases and financial...
Kx Systems Tears Past the One Million Events per Second Barrier
Kx Systems Tears Past the One Million Events per Second Barrier

2nd August 2005

New release of the performance-leading kdb+ database to help financial firms handle any market's peak data volumesPalo Alto (August 2, 2005) - Kx systems, leader in high-performance databases and timeseries analysis, today announced worldwide availability of the kdb+ v.2.2 database for Linux, Solaris, and Windows 64-bit operating systems. With a...
Kx Systems Expands Trading Analysis Capabilities
Kx Systems Expands Trading Analysis Capabilities

18th April 2005

Kdb+tow lets traders test advanced strategies by executing real-time analyses while replaying historical data. Palo Alto (April 19, 2005) - Kx systems, leader in high-performance databases and time-series analysis, today extended its portfolio of financial products by announcing kdb+tow, an application that enables traders to test sophisticated...