Using the NAG Library for Python with kdb+ and PyQ

25 Jun 2019 | , ,

This paper provides detailed instructions on how to use the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) Library for Python with kdb+ and PyQ. The NAG Library contains more than 1,800 mathematical and statistical routines, and is accessible by numerous programming languages (including Python, C++, Java, Fortran, etc.).

A comparison of Python and q for data problem solving

8 May 2019 |

This article takes a simple, real-life problem and analyzes different solutions in Python and q. The problem leads us to discover nice areas of both programming languages, including vector operations, Einstein summation, adverbs and functional form of select statements. Each solution has lessons that deepen our IT knowledge, especially when we consider performance.

Web Scraping – A Kdb+ Use case

24 Jan 2019 | , ,

By Abin Saju Web scraping is a method through which human readable content is extracted from a web page using an automated system. The system can be implemented using a bot/web crawler which traverses through domains or through a web browser which mimics human interaction with a page. There are many use cases for the