Top tier bank achieves nearly 10x speed improvement using Kx kdb+ v4.0 and Optane Memory
29 May 2020
by Lillian Hughes As data volumes increase, many applications must resort to offloading data from memory to long term storage media (SSD/NVMe/HDD/NFS), but subsequently suffer a performance hit when analysing it from those inherently slower media. The introduction of Optane DC Persistent memory (Optane) from Intel provides a solution by introducing a new category
2018 benchmark wrap up: Why the recent kdb+ wins matter
18 Dec 2018
Kx set records in real-world financial tick data analytics tests performed by STAC this year. 2018 benchmarks showed: (1) GCP first ever cloud tests proved that kdb+ can perform as well as bare metal in the cloud in many cases, and (2) kdb+ delivers top performance on large scale complex analytics with Intel’s Optane.
Kx sets record for financial benchmark
1 Nov 2016
Kx announced today that its kdb+ database set new records for speed and performance in independent tests run by a third-party financial benchmarking association called the Securities Technology Analysis Center, or STAC.