Kdb+ interface to Kafka

20 Jun 2017 | , , , , ,

Kx recently released a Kafka interface to kdb+ on GitHub that eases integration of applications using Kafka applications with kdb+. Sergey Vidyuk of the Kx Tech team has written a blog post describing the interface. This interface provides yet another way of combining the ingest, real-time and historical data processing capabilities of kdb+ with external data streams and consumers.

GitHub: Regex extensions for kdb+/q, using Google’s re2 library

8 Mar 2017 | , , , ,

Every developer at some point needs to extract valuable data embedded inside of strings. Jay Fenton has released an extension to kdb+/q on GitHub, which enables Google's highly optimized re2 library to be used inside of kdb+. You can find other great kdb+/q GitHub repos at the Kx Github index. If you post kdb+/q code to GitHub, please drop us a note at librarian@kx.com. There are more ways to participate in the Kx Community too, join the Kdb+ Personal Developers Group and look for a Kx Meetup in your area.

GitHub: Machine learning project for kdb+/q

14 Dec 2016 | , , ,

Software engineer and kdb+ programmer Juan Lasheras recently added a kdb+/q machine learning project to GitHub. The aim of Juan's ml.q repository is to act as a multi-purpose machine learning toolkit. It provides multiple useful methods that practitioners can use for data analysis and predictive modeling. It is comparable to the scikit-learn toolkit for Python. Check out his repo on GitHub to see the algorithms he implemented.