Data Visualization with kdb+ using ODBC: A Tableau case study

18 Jul 2018 | , ,

In our latest technical white paper Kx engineer Michaela Woods writes about how to use kdb+ with an ODBC driver for data visualization. Dynamic, custom data visualizations are used for business intelligence (BI) tools across industries. While Kx provides its own visualization tool, Dashboards for Kx, clients may have incumbent solutions they wish to retain and independently connect to kdb+. Alternatively, many organizations may wish to migrate their backend database to kdb+ for increased efficiency and scalability, while at the same time retaining their existing visualization front end. In her paper, Michaela aims to provide guidance on how such integrations may be achieved.

Kx Insights: Powering Business Decisions with Bitemporal Data

29 Jun 2017 | , , , , ,

In order to be able to gain business insights in today's rapidly changing business environments, organizations have to represent data from their assets and operations across many dimensions of time. In particular, the ability to go back in history and replay streaming data, like, for instance, trading activity, can materially impact going-forward business decisions. This paper draws on real world examples and how Kx technology has been applied to address them.