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+.

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 .

Support Resources

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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OEM agreement with BISTel

17 Oct 2018 | , , , ,

FD (AIM: FDP.L, ESM: FDP.I) announces that it has signed a material OEM deal with BISTel, a leading provider of smart manufacturing solutions headquartered in South Korea, for the use of Kx for Sensors and kdb+ in its product line. Under the agreement, many of BISTel’s products will have “Kx Inside” within the next two […]


First Derivatives announces recruitment of 1,000 new employees by 2021

27 Sep 2018 | , ,

First Derivatives (FD) today announces its intention to recruit 1,000 new employees in the next three years. The new recruits will facilitate the continued rapid growth of the business and will be across graduate, experienced and senior levels. This employee expansion builds on sustained growth at FD, with annual growth averaging 31% over the past […]


Kx Product Insights: Quick Visualization using Dashboards for Kx

16 Oct 2018 | ,

By Declan Fallon   Kx provides a broad list of products and solutions built on the time-series database platform kdb+ that capitalize on its high-performance capabilities when analyzing and visualizing very large datasets. Dashboards for Kx  is the visualization component of the solution that enables technical and non-technical users to query, transform and present data in a […]

MIT uses kdb+ for telemetry

Kx Use Case: MIT Motorsports’ kdb+ Vehicle Telemetry System

11 Oct 2018 | , , , , ,

By Nickolas Stathas MIT student Nick Stathas was the software lead for the MIT Motorsports Team’s Model Year 2018 (MY18) race car which competed in the international Formula SAE competition in June 2018. Nick built an open-source code base of embedded components for monitoring the car’s systems’ including the vehicle control unit and battery management […]

kdb+ for feature engineering

Machine Learning Toolkit Release:  Feature Extraction and Selection in kdb+

9 Oct 2018 | , , , ,

The latest library released by the Kx machine learning team is a machine learning toolkit (ML-Toolkit) which includes both utility functions for general use and an implementation of the FRESH (Feature Extraction based on Scalable Hypothesis tests) algorithm [1]. The ML-Toolkit is available in its entirety on the Kx GitHub.