eFinancialCareers: Time for the kdb+/q specialists to quit finance?
22 May 2017
Why are kdb+/q programmers finding new opportunities outside of financial services? Because “nothing has so far approached kdb+ in usability, flexibility and speed.” Read more in eFinancialCareers.
Kx and Vexata break records in STAC benchmarks of tick data analytics
16 May 2017
San Jose/London, May 16th, 2017: Kx Systems (Kx), a subsidiary of First Derivatives (FD) plc and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, and Vexata, the leader in high performance enterprise storage systems, announced record shattering results in independent testing by the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC®). With kdb+ running on Intel x86 multi-core […]
First Women: Britain’s productivity puzzle can be solved with a smart technology plan
12 May 2017
Shannon Jones of Kx writes in First Women magazine about using technology to solve Britain’s productivity problem: “Businesses should increasingly seek to partner with technology experts who can assist them in not only getting the best from their current resources, but in introducing new ways of working, enabling them to improve processes, and crucially, work smarter. Last summer, Kx partnered with life sciences center The Earlham Institute to study crop growth patterns, developing a completely new approach to analytical processing in bioscience. Continuing these types of projects and collaborating to bring about change will be crucial in helping the UK to remain globally competitive in the realm of productivity.”