Kx Use Case: University motorsports’ kdb+ vehicle telemetry system
11 Oct 2018
By Nickolas Stathas Nick Stathas was a software lead for a university motorsports team whose race car competed in the international Formula SAE competition in June 2018. Nick built an open-source code base of embedded components for monitoring the car’s systems’ including the vehicle control unit and battery management system, as well as a cloud-based
Kx Product Insights: Visualization for Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
20 Sep 2018
Kx Analyst is a high-performance GUI for business users powered by kdb+. This article looks at using Analyst for exploratory data analysis (EDA).
Kx Product Insights: Spoofing and Layering Alerts
18 Sep 2018
A discussion of the Spoofing and Layering market abuse techniques that distort market prices by placing deceptive orders that do not reflect true trading intent.
Streaming Analytics with kdb+: Detecting card counters in Blackjack
17 May 2017
With the growth and acceleration of the Internet of Things (IoT), data collection is increasingly being performed by sensors and smart devices. Consuming and analyzing the massive amounts of data transmitted from sensing devices is considered the next Big Data challenge. A key problem in processing large quantities of data in real-time is the detection of event patterns, and this is why streaming analytics, also known as Event Stream Processing (ESP), is becoming a mainstream solution in IoT. Kx engineers Caolan Rafferty and Krishan Subherwal recently wrote a technical paper that highlights the use case of kdb+ with ESP.
Out-of-this-World Processing, using Kx for Space Tech
9 Feb 2017
Kx has always been known for its stellar performance in comparison to other technologies. The dramatic developments in satellite technology now provide the opportunity to make that literally as well as figuratively true. Rob Hill from Kx, and Director of the Northern Ireland Space office, explores the possibilities.