Kx Unveils Higher-Performance Kdb+ Tick DB


Tick database provider Kx Systems released version 3.1 of its Kdb+ tick database today, Monday June 10, which delivers significant performance improvements over previous versions.

The new version can compute the full US national best bid and offer for a day -- which can require up to one billion records per day, based on New York Stock Exchange trade and quote data, according to Simon Garland, chief strategist at Kx -- in around 30 seconds. Officials say this is four times faster than previous v