Huffington Post UK

20 Oct 2017 | , , , , ,

Kx’s Robert Hill writes about the impact of ‘space weather’ events affecting Earth over the last 50 years in this article in the Huffington Post UK, and how Kx is supporting a NASA Frontier Development Lab team investigating how to predict them in the future.

eFinancialCareers

22 May 2017 | , ,

According to eFinancialCareers more kdb+/q programmers are finding new opportunities outside of financial services as Kx’s kdb+ database is becoming more more broadly used in other sectors that face Big Data challenges.

First Women

12 May 2017 | , ,

Kx’s Shannon Jones writes in this article in First Women about how companies in the UK are embracing new technology in order to work smarter and more efficiently.

Intel: Code to Glory

13 Apr 2017 | ,

Kx and Intel recently partnered on a series of benchmarks run by an independent tech blogger using public datasets of taxi rides in New York City. The results were the fastest by far of any other CPU-based technologies.

Key take-aways from Intel’s article about the benchmarks are: real-time analysis of massive market data volumes delivers profitable insights; accelerated query performance is the ultimate resource to identify trading opportunities and coding for parallelism and vectorization is time well spent, it delivers exceptional results.

Fresh Business Thinking

7 Apr 2017 | , , , ,

Kx’s Kevin McGivern writes in the latest issue of Fresh Business Thinking how technology is the single greatest enabler of boosting productivity within businesses – yet ONS statistics show that on average, the UK is as much as one day a week less productive than France, Germany and the US.  It’s clear that more work needs to be done now to harness new, innovative technologies that will be pivotal in helping organizations disrupt their business models in years to come. But what steps need to be taken to get there, in a bid to claw back that elusive, extra day?