Securities Trading Industry Laying Groundwork for Machine Learning
9 May 2018
By Manus McGuire As a participant in the global securities trading industry for over two decades, Kx has played a large role in the transformation of the industry to electronic and high frequency trading. At this year’s annual Securities Traders’ Association of New York (STANY) Markets Conference on April 19th, the All Things Data –
Kx technology integrated into innovative blockchain trade processing platform
8 May 2018 | By James Corcoran
By James Corcoran Blockchain, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies, has widespread applications both within the financial industry and more broadly in other sectors. Kx technology is known for extremely fast processing of large volumes of real-time data, and has been widely adopted by financial services institutions to get an edge when it comes to analytics and
Case study: Kdb+ Used at NASA Frontier Development Lab in Predictive AI tool
1 May 2018 | By Dr Claire McLean
The NASA Frontier Development Lab combines the knowledge of planetary scientists and AI researchers to develop tools that benefit all of humanity. However this endeavor can only be achieved with the help and guidance of the FDL’s commercial partners. This case study gives an example of the crucial role of Kx systems technology in the development of a new space weather tool FlareNet.
Kdb+ and WebSockets
26 Apr 2018
Since the release of kdb+ 3.0 in September 2012, it has been possible to make use of WebSockets when connecting to a kdb+ process. This has significant implications for how one can build front-end applications that use a kdb+ back-end, in particular for applications wanting to display real-time information. In the latest in an ongoing series of kdb+ technical white papers published on the Kx Developer's site, Kx engineer Michael Gracey has updated a previous 2014 paper about kdb+ and WebSockets written by Chris Scott. As part of this revision, the paper now also documents new message handlers for opening and closing WebSocket connections, and debugging techniques that can be used to view traffic over these connections.
Migrating a kdb+ historical database to the Amazon Cloud
18 Apr 2018 | By Glenn Wright
If you are currently migrating, or considering migrating an historical kdb+ database (HDB) to the Cloud, you will want to read this white paper on the kdb+ developers’ site which looks at popular storage solutions available within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. The paper also compares and contrasts the performance of kdb+ on EC2 instances versus physical hardware.
Using kdb+ with satellite imagery data at 3DEO
13 Apr 2018 | By Sarah Gibson
Last year Earth observation specialist 3DEO selected Kx technology to provide rapid analysis of data from satellites, aerial platforms and Unmanned Air Vehicles for multiple commercial markets. Their plan was to use Kx’s time-series database system kdb+ for the real-time capture, processing and visualization of vast quantities of imagery data.
Kx Insights: Top technologies at MWC 2018 were 5G, AI and IoT
4 Apr 2018 | By Alfonso Campo
This year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was as impressive as ever. The largest mobile industry trade show in the world, device makers and hundreds of other mobile-related companies came together to present the latest devices and technologies.