Kx acquires rights to Enlightenment Research’s PyQ interface to Python for kdb+
15 Nov 2017
FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that its Kx Systems division has acquired the rights to PyQ from Enlightenment Research LLC. PyQ, or Python for kdb+, is a set of software components that simplifies the running of a Python interpreter embedded in a kdb+ server. Kdb+ is an in-memory, time-series database with a built-in programming language called
Kdb+ and Intel® Optane™ SSDs break more performance records
1 Nov 2017
FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that its Kx Systems division is proud to be part of Intel’s latest record-breaking tick analytics benchmark run on the Intel Skylake processor in conjunction with the brand new Intel ® Optane™ SSD DC P4800X. The tests broke 11 out of 17 of the existing response time records for performance on a single server.
Kx announces ChartIQ Integration into Real-Time Data Visualization and Analysis User Interface
18 Jul 2017
LONDON/PALO ALTO (18th July 2017) — Kx Systems (Kx), a division of First Derivatives plc (FD) and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, announces today that Dashboards for Kx now offers ChartIQ integration as an optional addition to its visualization capabilities. Dashboards for Kx is a real-time data visualization platform built on HTML5
Kdb+ powers trading platform for BitMEX high-frequency Bitcoin exchange
29 Jun 2017
LONDON/PALO ALTO, CA (29th June 2017) – Kx Systems, a subsidiary of First Derivatives plc (FD), and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, announces that Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, has expanded its use of kdb+ within its trading platform. Kdb+ is widely used in the financial services industry to
Kx Technology and the SETI Institute team up with NASA Frontier Development Lab
22 Jun 2017
The SETI Institute announced today that global technology specialist First Derivatives plc (FD) with its Kx technology will provide the analytics capability in partnership with Lockheed Martin and IBM on one of NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) research teams this summer.
Kx technology selected by 3DEO to target high value Earth Observation market
6 Jun 2017
Kx technology has been chosen by Earth Observation specialist 3DEO to provide rapid analysis of data from satellites, aerial platforms and Unmanned Air Vehicles for multiple commercial markets. Under the agreement, the Kx technology platform will be used for the real-time capture, processing and visualization of vast quantities of data to enable 3DEO to target a multi-billion dollar market opportunity in Earth Observation (EO) data.