New edition of Q for Mortals

7 Dec 2015 | , , ,
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Jeffry Borror has published q for Mortals Version 3, An Introduction to Q Programming. You can read the first chapter, “Shock and Awe,” at the Kx wiki,

Also called Q4M3, Borror’s book is a thorough presentation of the q programming language and an introduction to the kdb+ database. It is a complete rewrite of the original Q for Mortals that is current with q3.3.

The presentation is derived from classes taught by the author at international financial institutions over the last decade. It is a series of tutorials based on q snippets intended to be entered interactively into the q console by the reader.

It is available at Amazon and in the United Kingdom, it is available at Amazon UK.


Kx Product Insights: Inter-Trading Alert

5 Dec 2018 | , , ,

by Aidan O’Neill Kx has a broad list of products and solutions built on the time-series database platform kdb+ that capitalize on its high-performance capabilities when analyzing very large datasets. Kx for Surveillance is a robust platform widely used by financial institutions for monitoring trades for regulatory compliance. The Surveillance platform instantly detects known trading […]

Kx extends relationship with NASA Frontier Development Lab and the SETI Institute

The Exploration of Space Weather at NASA FDL with kdb+

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Our society is dependent on GNSS services for navigation in everyday life, so it is critically important to know when signal disruptions might occur. Physical models have struggled to predict astronomic scintillation events. One method for making predictions is to use machine learning (ML) techniques. This article describes how kdb+ and embedPy were used in the ML application.

kdb+ on Google Cloud

Running kdb+ on Google Cloud (GCP)

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By Himanshu Gupta Our guest blogger, Himanshu Gupta, is an expert kdb+ programmer who frequently writes about kdb+/q, as well as other technologies on his blog, enlist q, where this post originally appeared. In this latest article Himanshu gives a tutorial on using kdb+ on the Google Cloud. Check out enlist q, and subscribe while you […]