Kx and Vexata break records in STAC benchmarks of tick data analytics

16 May 2017 | , , , , , ,

San Jose/London, May 16th, 2017: Kx Systems (Kx), a subsidiary of First Derivatives (FD) plc and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, and Vexata, the leader in high performance enterprise storage systems, announced record shattering results in independent testing by the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC®). With kdb+ running on Intel x86 multi-core

Kx technology to support RxDS as it moves to disrupt healthcare and pharma analytics market

11 May 2017 | , , , , , ,

LONDON/PALO ALTO, CA (11TH May 2017) Global technology specialist FD today announces that RxDataScience Inc (RxDS), an innovative start-up focused on the pharmaceutical and healthcare landscape, has selected Kx technology to power its data science platform. The agreement will allow RxDS to target the global healthcare analytics market, expected to reach US$ 24.6 billion in 2021.

‘Q Tips’ offers practical guidance and tips for financial Big Data analytics

25 Mar 2015 | , , , , ,

Palo Alto, CA (25 Mar 2015) – Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today announced the publication of “Q Tips: Fast, Scalable and Maintainable Kdb+” by Nick Psaris, the new book for programmers immersed in analyzing Big Data in financial services. Q is the expressive query and programming language built into