Kx Systems

kdb+: The world’s most powerful
number cruncher.

Kx offers kdb+, a high-performance column-store database with a built-in expressive query and programming language, q. Used as a central repository to store time-series data within an enterprise, kdb+ supports real-time analysis of billions of records and fast access to terabytes of historical data. It also:

  • provides seamless scalability;
  • runs on industry standard server platforms;
  • is top-ranked in third-party benchmark testing;
  • has an extremely small footprint, which makes installation and maintenance fast and straightforward;
  • easily accommodates available APIs for connectivity to major external systems and modules;
  • requires fewer developers, contributing to lower total cost of ownership.

The result? A rich environment of powerful solutions.


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Learn more about Kx's worldwide community of dedicated users, advanced applications, and unparalleled resources.

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"From the outset, we have designed our products in anticipation of vast increases in data volumes."

— Arthur Whitney, Chairman and Co-founder, Kx Systems