Kdb+ and Intel® Optane™ SSDs break more performance records in latest Intel STAC benchmarks

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 Systems Joins the Industrial Internet Consortium

5 Sep 2017 | , , , ,

Kx Systems, a subsidiary of First Derivatives plc (FD), and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, announces that it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Kx will work with other IIC members to support digital transformation through the adoption of best practices in big and fast data.

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