The folks at AquaQ in Belfast continue to come up with fun ways to use their kdb+ skills outside of finance. Building on the success of kdb+ developer Matt Doherty’s Superbowl XLIX – data visualization using TorQ and d3.js, they recently posted a new blog on capturing Six Nations Rugby data into kdb+ in real time and using d3.js to visualize the data. 10 million data points captured this time around.
Migrating a kdb+ historical database to the Amazon Cloud
18 Apr 2018
If you are currently migrating, or considering migrating an historical kdb+ database (HDB) to the Cloud, you will want to read this white paper on the kdb+ developers’ site which looks at popular storage solutions available within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. The paper also compares and contrasts the performance of kdb+ on EC2 instances versus physical hardware.