Kx in the Public Cloud: Autoscaling using kdb+

16 Jul 2019 | , ,

For most programmers, using the cloud is all about scale. You want to know how you can scale most efficiently, and how you can most economically use the resources you have. The latest version of kdb+ has a number of features that enable you to get the most out of kdb+ on the cloud.

Kx on the Google Cloud Platform

26 Jun 2018 | , , , ,

At Kx25, the international kdb+ user conference held in New York City on May 18th, Kx announced that kdb+ is now available on the Google Cloud Launcher. Antonio Zurlo of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) gave a presentation about Google Cloud and described an example of how to use kdb+ on the GCP.

Migrating a kdb+ historical database to the Amazon Cloud

18 Apr 2018 | , ,

If you are currently migrating, or considering migrating an historical kdb+ database (HDB) to the Cloud, you will want to read this white paper on the kdb+ developers’ site which looks at popular storage solutions available within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. The paper also compares and contrasts the performance of kdb+ on EC2 instances versus physical hardware.

Kx Insights: SaaS for IIoT Predictive Maintenance in the Cloud

23 Jan 2018 | , ,

Cloud computing is increasingly becoming critical to business, especially as digital technologies like IIoT become widespread.  Gartner predicts that in the next year, the cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) market will grow 85%, five times faster than traditional software. For industrial companies who want to use the IIoT for predictive maintenance, cloud-based SaaS solutions offer tremendous opportunities that have the potential to disrupt the equipment maintenance world.