Kx Systems kdb+ and Kx Technology

Kx Systems kdb+ and Kx Technology

Report Author(s): Philip Howard


Kx is built on the kdb+ database, an in-memory columnar database with both streaming and time-series capabilities.

Kx has proved itself in what is unarguably the most demanding big data market: financial trading and risk management. The company has been targeting IoT and related environments over the last few years and has had some notable success across a range of applications, where the collection and analysis of time-series based data is important. Compared to other products in the time-series space Kx not only offers superior performance but also support for machine learning: something that.


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