Spreading the code.
Kx Systems encourages researchers, students, and instructors at universities around the world to take advantage of the power of kdb+/q with a free academic license for the full 64-bit enterprise version, in addition to the free, smaller-memory-space 32-bit version.
Academics in a wide range of disciplines, from genetics to political science to smart meter analytics to financial modeling, are using kdb+ in their research. Also, several internationally renowned business schools with MFE programs are teaching their students how to build systems in kdb+.
Institutions currently using kdb+ include: Baruch College; the University of California, Berkeley; Columbia University; Goethe University Frankfurt am Main; Loughborough University; MIT; New York University; and Waterloo University.
If you are associated with an academic institution and would like to request the use of an academic license, please complete our .