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Kx is proud to provide industry-acclaimed support for our customers, starting with free, onsite evaluations for qualified prospects with application requirements well-suited for Kx technology.

We pride ourselves on being highly responsive to customer needs, typically responding to technical inquiries within minutes, and offering solutions within the day; these are responses from knowledgeable staff who are familiar with the code at a very deep level, not scripted responses from an outsourced support center.

Beyond this, we offer a full ecosystem of resources - of both the material and the human variety - that enhances the experiences of our customers.

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Kx Documentation Site
Please refer to the Kx language reference for documentation and guides for programming in kdb+. You will find kdb+ tutorials here, an online copy of Q for Mortals 3 as well as a wealth of other important information for building kdb+ applications, including a range of technical white papers.

kdb+ Google Group
An open Google discussion group for users of the Personal Developer edition of kdb+.

kdb+ Listbox
If you work at a company that has licensed kdb+, submit your company email address to join the kdb+ Listbox here.

Kx on GitHub
Developers from around the world share some of their best kdb+ code, libraries, and frameworks on GitHub, and Kx features them on its corporate GitHub page. Please send along your great kdb+ ideas to .

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Kx's core technology, the kdb+ time-series database, is renowned for its computational speed and performance, as well as the simplicity of its architecture for large-scale data analytics.

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First Derivatives Full year results for the year ended 29 February 2020

19 May 2020 | , ,

FD (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I) today announces its audited results for the year ended 29 February 2020. Financial Highlights Year to 29 February 2020 2019 Change Revenue £237.8m £217.4m +9% Gross profit £101.1m £91.3m +11% Adjusted EBITDA* £45.5m £38.9m +17% Profit** before tax £18.3m £16.7m +9% Reported diluted EPS 54.2p 47.9p +13% Full year […]

FD announces global partnership agreement with Tata Consultancy Services

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FD (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I) announces that it has signed a global partnership agreement with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, to develop and deploy solutions based on Kx technology and targeted at TCS’s client base across multiple industries. TCS has been the growth and transformation […]

First Derivatives plc appoints Kathy Schneider as Global Chief Marketing Officer

12 Mar 2020 | , ,

First Derivatives, a global software and consulting company, has appointed Kathy Schneider as Chief Marketing Officer reporting directly to Seamus Keating, First Derivatives’ Chief Executive Officer. Schneider will have global responsibility for First Derivatives’ marketing strategy, including brand, demand generation and communications. In this role, she will drive the company’s global go-to-market approach and brand […]

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Overcoming the Memory Challenge with Optane

29 May 2020 | ,

by Lillian Hughes   As data volumes increase, many applications must resort to offloading data from memory to long term storage media (SSD/NVMe/HDD/NFS), but subsequently suffer a performance hit when analysing it from those inherently slower media. The introduction of Optane DC Persistent memory (Optane) from Intel provides a solution by introducing a new category that […]

Automated Machine Learning in kdb+

26 May 2020 |

This blog gives an overview of the Kx release of an automated machine learning framework (automl) based on the Kx open source machine learning libraries, kdb+ core technology and a number of Python open source libraries accessed via embedPy.

Kx Whitepaper: Implementing Trend Indicators in kdb+

19 May 2020 | ,

In this whitepaper James Galligan, kdb+ engineer at Kx, illustrates how many advanced trading analytics can be efficiently implemented based on core primitives in q. Examples range from simple moving averages to more complex functions like Relative Strength Index and Moving Average Convergence Divergence,