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.
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+.
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 .
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.Request a Demo
Kx Community NYC Meetup
23 Jan 2020 | New York
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Trade Tech FX 2020
11 Feb 2020 | Miami
RSA Conference 2020
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29 Jan 2020 | Dublin
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CEO Appointment and Board changes
15 Jan 2020
FD (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I) announces the appointment of Seamus Keating as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect, succeeding the Group’s founder, Brian Conlon, who passed away in July 2019. FD also announces that Non-Executive Director Donna Troy has been appointed Chairman of the Group. Seamus has extensive leadership expertise in the global technology […]
Clearwater Dynamics selects Kx for cutting-edge cyber threat solution, Horizon
10 Dec 2019
Disruptive technology group, Clearwater Dynamics has partnered with Kx, the world leading provider of in-memory, time-series database technology, to deliver Horizon, a transformational cyber defence platform that proactively prevents rather than passively responds to attacks.
Kx Partners with DataRobot to Unleash AI-Driven Solutions By Extending Time-Series Capabilities
14 Nov 2019
November 14, 2019 — Kx, a division of First Derivatives, announces that it has partnered with DataRobot, the leader in enterprise AI, to offer financial institutions and IoT-driven industries a comprehensive, scalable high-performance solution for applying AI to time-series data. By integrating DataRobot’s Enterprise AI Platform with the Kx database platform kdb+—the world’s fastest in-memory […]
Dovetailing Software – kdb+ and Spark
9 Jan 2020
Hugh Hyndman outlines how the storage capabilities of kdb+ and the distributed clustering capabilities of Apache Spark can be cleverly combined, using their shared columnar design, to achieve higher throughput and performance than via a row-based JDBC intermediary.
Kx Whitepaper – Mass ingestion through data loaders
12 Dec 2019
This whitepaper outlines a framework for how mass ingestion of data can be done quickly and efficiently through kdb+. The framework aims to optimize I/O, reduce time and memory consumption from re-sorting and maintaining on disk attributes.
Kx Whitepaper: Option Pricing Methods in kdb+/q
5 Dec 2019
This whitepaper looks at Black-Scholes, Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods and the use of Sobol sequences to improve results, in place of more traditional random number generation algorithms.