Kx Systems

The high-performance database
that sets the standard
for time-series analytics.

The Latest

  • 27 Apr 2016: Thomson Reuters enters strategic partnership with FD to use Kx technology in DaaS platform Velocity Analytics. Download.
  • 29 Feb 2016: Kx report "Opportunities and Challenges of Streaming Analytics and In-memory Computing" featuring Gartner Research. Download.
  • 13 Jan 2016: Utilismart signs MOU for Kx for Sensors, smart meter cloud analytics for 100's of utilities. Read more.
  • 3 Dec 2015: Intel releases a kdb+ Solutions Brief, High Performance for Big Data. Read more.
  • 24 Nov 2015: Brian Conlon, CEO of First Derivatives, to become CEO of Kx Systems. Read more.


  • Performance: Kx's built-in query language, q, is seamlessly integrated into the columnar, time-series database kdb+. Read more.
  • Scalability: Kdb+ is designed to allow the database to scale out easily as data volumes grow without losing performance. Read more.
  • Speed: Kdb+ combines streaming, in-memory, and historical data in one simple system, for real-time analytics and visualizations with exceptional speed. Read more.
  • Lower TCO: Kdb+'s elegant architecture, minimal storage requirements, and built-in compression make it easier to maintain and add up to lower TCO. Read more.

Tech Talk

  • Opportunities and challenges of streaming analytics and in-memory computingRecently published:
    Kx report featuring Gartner Research.
  • Recently published:
    q for Mortals version 3.
    Read more.
  • Free kdb+: Try our free 32-bit version. Download.
  • Tutorials: Find getting-started tutorials at the Kx wiki. Read more.
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