Overview of kdb+tick

28 Nov 2014 | , , ,
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Developer Ian Boyd recently wrote an excellent overview of kdb+tick on the AquaQ blog.

kdb+tick is an in-memory and on-disk database system which facilitates the streaming, capture and storage of high-speed real-time data for immediate analysis. It will also automatically historicise the data. That sounds great, right? The advantages that this type of system can bring a business in any sector are easy to imagine.

If you want to meet Ronan Pairceir of AquaQ and you are in the New York City region, come to the next Kx Community NYC Meetup, Dec. 9.

To read more from Ian’s blog post, click here.

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