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Have you Heard of Kdb+?

Until two days ago, I didn’t know anything about Kdb+, a 16 year old solution,:

[…] a fast database for analyzing massive volumes of data.

Kdb+ is a unified database capturing and analyzing streaming and historical data.

I’ll have to read the papers to make sure I understand better what Kdb+ is:

But if you know something, don’t be shy and share it with us!

Update: I got this link from @lsbardel: A first look at kdb+, the article containing interesting info about kdb+:

kdb+ has embedded a Kx propriety language called q [… which] is a proprietary array processing language developed by Arthur Whitney. The language serves as the query language for kdb+. q evolved from APL as explained by its author in an ☞ interview.

The backbone of the q language is formed by atoms, lists, dictionaries and tables.

As any serious propriety software, kdb+ provides native interfaces in C/C++, Java, C# and Python.

[read the whole article]

via: http://kx.com/