Kx Technical Whitepaper: Disaster recovery planning for kdb+ tick systems
2 Nov 2017
This whitepaper discusses disaster recovery and failover concepts from the perspective of the gateway layer accessing a typical kdb+ tick system used in capital markets applications. The end goal of constructing this plan is to ensure high availability of the application via the gateway where possible, considering all conceivable failure scenarios and outlining any actions required to prevent data loss, minimize any downtime and keep the application accessible.
The Power of Collaboration: Kx and Thomson Reuters
2 May 2017
What defines a great collaboration? Kx's Chief Revenue Officer Pat Brazel writes in this blog about our current Kx and Thomson Reuters partnership. Over the past 12 months Kx and Thomson Reuters' domain experts, and engineers have jumped into the Velocity Analytics 8 product development process with good faith and real enthusiasm. Out of that has come a product delivery, roadmap and sales strategy that both companies are proud of. To both firms credit, we seem to have avoided the dreaded “not-invented-here" syndrome. Both companies have brought the best of their technologies together to create a product which builds on, and exceeds, the foundation on which it is built.
Kx in Academia: Carnegie Mellon University teaching with kdb+
7 Feb 2017
One of the ways the Kx community grows is through the Kx academic program, which provides free kdb+ licenses for teaching and research to select universities. The global list of institutions with academic licenses includes Harvard Business School, the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, the University of Chicago and Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.
Visualizing really big data, or ‘where Rumsfeldism & Kx collide’
7 Dec 2014
Technologist Peter Simpson, who is responsible for visual data analytics at Datawatch, has contributed a blog post to kxcommunity.com about the role kdb+ plays in his work.
The nature of ticker plant log files
1 Aug 2014
In the latest edition of the 'Q for Gods' white paper series, First Derivatives developer Fionnbharr Gaston writes about the nature of ticker plant log files, and their importance in a kdb+tick system.