Kx Systems

The time-series database for performance-critical environments.

The Latest

  • 15 Apr 2015 (Information Age): Beneath big data: building the unbreakable. Read more.
  • 25 Mar 2015 (Kx Systems): "Q Tips" offers practical guidance and tips for financial big data analytics. Read more.
  • 19 Feb 2015 (Institutional Investor): A year after Flash Boys, high frequency trading lives on. Read more.
  • 17 Feb 2015 (Computerworld): Big data digest: The backlash begins. Read more.
  • 8 Feb 2015 (London Sunday Times): What data can tell you about your customers. Read more.

Features

  • Performance: Kx's built-in query language, q, is seamlessly integrated into the columnar, time-series database kdb+. Read more.
  • Scalability: kdb+ is designed to allow the database to scale out easily as data volumes grow without losing performance. Read more.
  • Speed: kdb+ combines streaming, in-memory, and historical data in one simple system, for real-time analytics and visualizations with exceptional speed. Read more.
  • Lower TCO: kdb+'s elegant architecture, minimal storage requirements, and built-in compression make it easier to maintain and add up to lower TCO. Read more.

Tech Talk

  • Free kdb+: Try our free 32-bit version. Download.
  • Q Tips: Check out Nick Psaris's new book for programmers analyzing Big Data problems in financial services. 
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