Technology Scaling – BitMEX on the Road to 100x
29 May 2019
BitMEX they talk about how they have handled unprecedented volumes on their exchange and provide a deep dive into overload/load shedding and problems inherent to horizontal scaling with practical insights into what can be parallelised and what must remain serial.
Lightning Tickerplants and kdb+: Pay-per-ticker with micropayments on the Lightning network
1 May 2019
This article builds on previous papers like Storing and Exploring the Bitcoin blockchain, which showcased how Bitcoin transaction data could be stored in a more familiar kdb+ partitioned database format. This enables custodial services, like cryptocurrency exchanges, to more easily query and monitor the funds under their control.
Kdb+ storing and exploring the Bitcoin blockchain
6 Dec 2018
In this latest kdb+ technical white paper Jeremy Lucid and Daniel Irwin look at kdb+ and blockchain explorer technology, which provides a convenient means for users to monitor their cryptocurrency transactions and funds, and can be used to provide broader insightful metrics on the overall state of a network.
Combining high-frequency cryptocurrency venue data using kdb+
19 Sep 2018
By Eduard Silantyev Eduard Silantyev is an electronic trading systems developer and a cryptocurrency market microstructure specialist based in London. Follow Eduard on LinkedIn or Medium to read more of his blogs about cryptocurrencies. The original title of this blog is “Cryptocurrency Market Microstructure Data Collection Using CryptoFeed, Arctic, kdb+ and AWS EC2 | Handling