Intro to implementing Neural Networks & Query Routing in kdb+

14 Mar 2016 | , , ,
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If you haven’t read them lately, make sure to check out the First Derivatives Q for Gods white paper series for frequent contributions of helpful technical content about using kdb+.

The NYC Kx Meetup was lucky to have two recent authors present their work: James Neill’s paper is An Introduction to Neural Networks with kdb+ and Kevin Holsgrove’s paper is Query Routing for a kdb+ Framework for a Scalable, Load Balanced System.

You can check out their talks on the Kx Systems YouTube channel — don’t forget to subscribe for new content as it becomes available.


Kx for IoT in Asia with kdb+

Kx and the Internet of Things Asia

21 Apr 2017 | , , , ,

Adoption of connected devices and Internet of Things data analysis has become a compelling business imperative for companies and countries around the world. In Asia, the IoT revolution has unique characteristics reflecting the infrastructure and politics of the region. The conference is fittingly held in Singapore, which is striving to become the world’s first Smart City.

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Enhancing Your kdb+/q Toolkit: Real World Examples of Adverbs

12 Apr 2017 | , , , ,

Nuša Žnuderl’s latest blog post uses five real-world examples to demonstrate how kdb+/q coders can improve their results by using adverbs and not using looping constructs. Long-term the benefit is vastly improved performance from doing things in the “q way.” In her blog Nuša writes: “Similar to the English language, adverbs in q augment operations to allow an application on lists. They make code shorter, clearer and almost always more efficient than the alternative loopy modus operandi – all of which are qualities that differentiate code written by proficient q users from the rest.”