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Let the countdown begin

27 Aug 2014 | , ,
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Great programming challenges continue to come in from our Belfast-based friends at AquaQ.

Take a crack at a challenge based on the countdown numbers game — you can even choose a normal or a difficult version —  but don’t cheat by reading the comments, because Kdb+ programmer Jose Cambronero already posted his solution.


Transitive Comparison

Kdb+ Transitive Comparisons

6 Jun 2018 | , ,

By Hugh Hyndman, Director, Industrial IoT Solutions. A direct comparison of the performance of kdb+ against InfluxData and, by transitivity, against Cassandra, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, and OpenTSDB

Kx provides rapid access to unstructured data

Insights into kdb+ 3.6

5 Jun 2018 | , ,

At Kx25, the international kdb+ user group conference held on May 18th, we released kdb+ version 3.6. With this release, we are opening up new possibilities for kdb+ application developers.
It provides a lot of new capabilities and streamlines previously complex processes so that programmers will be able to take a simpler approach to writing systems compared to what they did in the past.