Kris Inapurapu discusses Kx Ventures i and key factors in Kx software strategic partnership. For startups working on cutting-edge low latency-focused big data problems, Kx wants to talk with them early in their product development lifecycle, before they have a minimum viable product to assess if there is a fit with Kx technology.
Kdb+ developers often find themselves working on the largest real-time and historical data sets in the world. Managing them involves consuming feeds from multiple sources in parallel, performing in-memory analysis, and storing data on disk for future reference. This technical white paper looks at the sym file, a key component of kdb+ application architecture.
A useful feature in kdb+ version 3.6 is the ability to defer the response to synchronous IPC messages. The value of this becomes more apparent when systems grow and have to handle many users. Deferred response can be considered a more efficient method to serve data to client process