Kx is proud to provide industry acclaimed support for our customers, starting with free, onsite evaluations for qualified prospects with application requirements well-suited for Kx technology.
We pride ourselves on being highly responsive to customer needs, typically responding to technical inquiries within minutes, and offering solutions within the day; these are responses from knowledgeable staff who are familiar with the code at a very deep level, not scripted responses from an outsourced support center.
Beyond this, we offer a full ecosystem of resources - of both the material and the human variety - that enhances the experiences of our customers.
Current licensed customers can contact us using the following addresses:
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Kx Documentation Site
Please refer to the Kx language reference for documentation and guides for programming in kdb+. You will find kdb+ tutorials here, an online copy of Q for Mortals 3 as well as a wealth of other important information for building kdb+ applications, including a range of technical white papers.
kdb+ Google Group
An open Google discussion group for users of the Personal Developer edition of kdb+.
If you work at a company that has licensed kdb+, submit your company email address to join the kdb+ Listbox here.
Kx on GitHub
Developers from around the world share some of their best kdb+ code, libraries, and frameworks on GitHub, and Kx features them on its corporate GitHub page. Please send along your great kdb+ ideas to .
Kx offers a 32-bit version of kdb+ for free so you can try it for yourself and see how powerful and fast it is. This download has all the compatibility and functionality of the full 64-bit version, and is for non-commercial use only. A Raspberry Pi version is also available. Click below to download Kdb+ today.Download
Internet of Things World – Santa Clara
14 May 2018 | Bay Area
Big Data World London
21 Mar 2018 | London
21 Mar 2018 | Madrid
Tel Aviv Meetup
21 Mar 2018 | Tel Aviv
21 Mar 2018 | Munich
17 Mar 2018 | Seoul
The GREAT Festival of Innovation – Hong Kong
21 Mar 2018 | Hong Kong
21 Mar 2018 | Taipei
10 Apr 2018 | Singapore
FOW Derivatives World Asia – Hong Kong
11 Apr 2018 | Hong Kong
Kx parent FD, announces Contract Win in Gaming
20 Feb 2018
FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that it has signed a contract with a FTSE 100 gaming company for the use of Kx technology to provide data analytics services. The contract win follows a successful proof of concept in which Kx provided operational intelligence that demonstrated a compelling return on investment versus traditional database solutions and open […]
Kx Retail Innovation Index reveals top brands driving growth and loyalty through technology
16 Jan 2018
More than ever, retailers face growing pressure to innovate and adapt to the changing habits of customers – no area is exempt from the impact of the digital revolution. Technology and data bring opportunities to grow sales through ever improving customer experiences. As technology moves at pace, retailers are struggling to identify where to start, […]
FD announces a strategic acquisition to expand its Telco product offering
11 Dec 2017
FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Telconomics09 S.L (“Telconomics”), a privately-held provider of telco analytics software, for a total consideration of up to €2.5m. The acquisition is expected to be earnings enhancing in its first full year and forms part of the Group’s continuing strategy to target […]
Head of Products, Solutions and Innovation at Kx on Product Design and the Vision for the Future
16 Mar 2018
As the SVP of Products, Solutions and Innovation at Kx Systems, James Corcoran is part of a new chapter in software development at Kx. Since joining Kx parent First Derivatives as a financial engineer in 2009, James has worked around the world building enterprise systems at top global investment banks before moving to the Kx product team in London. James sat down with us recently to discuss his perspective on product design and our technology strategy for the future.
Kx featured on 2018 IoT Landscape Map
7 Mar 2018
First Mark Capital’s Matt Turck has been talking about the growth of both the Big Data and the Internet of Things ecosystems for several years in his blog and elsewhere. An outgrowth of this interest has been graphic “maps” of both the Big Data landscape and the Internet of Things landscape that portray all of the significant players in those markets in a particular year. Subsequent versions of Matt’s maps, which are published annually, show the speed of change of IoT technologies and approaches, especially for managing and analyzing large datasets generated by IoT devices.
Kdb+ Utilities: Essential utility for identifying performance problems
28 Feb 2018
If you are a kdb+/q developer, you will find the utilities created by Kx Managing Director and Senior Solution Architect Leslie Goldsmith to be a valuable resource. The “Kdb+ Utilities” series of blog posts gives a quick introduction to the utilities, available at Leslie Goldsmith’s GitHub. In this third part of the series we look at Leslie’s qprof, which allows a programmer to drill down into q functions or applications to inspect performance and CPU usage in a fine-grained fashion.
UPCOMING kdb+ TRAINING COURSES
Kx Fundamentals NYC
27 Mar - 29 Mar 2018
Advanced Kx NYC
10 Apr - 12 Apr 2018
Kx Workshop NYC
12 Apr 2018
Advanced Kx for Data Analysis New York
24 Apr - 26 Apr 2018
Kx Workshop Toronto
27 Apr 2018
Advanced Kx for DBA London
20 Mar - 22 Mar 2018
Kx Fundamentals London
10 Apr - 12 Apr 2018
Kx Workshop London
11 Apr 2018
Advanced Kx London
17 Apr - 19 Apr 2018
Advanced Kx Sydney
3 Apr - 5 Apr 2018
Kx Fundamentals Singapore
17 Apr - 19 Apr 2018
Kx Fundamentals Hong Kong
24 Apr - 26 Apr 2018
Advanced Kx Singapore
8 May - 10 May 2018
Kx Workshop Singapore
15 May 2018
Our global team of Kx consultants have years of experience in developing, deploying, and maintaining mission-critical solutions across multiple industries.
Whether you are designing a brand new system or undertaking the redesign of an existing architecture, our most experienced consultants can work with you to analyze your needs, estimate the resources you require, and develop a detailed project plan which will allow you to maximize the benefit you receive from this powerful technology.
As a Kx customer you can avail of the expertise of our top quality engineers ranging from junior to senior level and benefit from the flexibility of engagement and breadth of experience that we provide.
Near Shore Centre of Excellence
We offer Near Shore Centre of Excellence (COE) services that cover the full software development life-cycle from requirements gathering, design, development, testing, and deployment through to post-delivery support and maintenance.
By assembling experts in each of these areas, the COE taps their collective knowledge and experience to deliver superior quality software and support. It incorporates formal project management methodologies and best practice in terms of account management and governance. Moreover, by offering COE services on a reduced-cost, near shore basis, it provides further saving across the full spectrum of recruitment, training, IT infrastructure, office space, career planning, HR, and management overhead.
Contact us here to learn more.