Comparing and Contrasting Kx and the Hadoop Ecosystem

1 Nov 2016 | , , , , ,

Over the past two decades companies in the financial services industry working with extremely large datasets have turned to Kx's high-performance time-series database kdb+, with its built-in programming language called q, for high performance analytics. Some of these companies have in recent years also built applications in Apache Hadoop. In his recent whitepaper, Glenn Wright compares the two systems.