Smart meter research with kdb+

26 May 2015 | , , ,
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smart meterA team of researchers at the Database Research Group at Waterloo University led by Xiufeng Liu, have published a paper, Benchmarking Smart Meter Analytics. They built a simulated smart meter database and used open source software and kdb+ to perform a set of standard analytics.

The results are quite interesting. Check the paper out here, and note, the pseudonym “System C” refers to kdb+.

You can find Xiufeng Liu’s benchmarking code on GitHub here.


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.