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Kx Releases kdb+ 3.0 To Ease Management of Big Data

Kx Systems has released version 3.0 of its kdb+ database, improving performance and simplifying the storage of massive data sets, such as long histories of time series data.

The optimised code in 3.0 utilises Intel “Sandy Bridge” processor Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) and Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE) instructions to boost performance of calculations.

As for handling massive amounts of data, Kx chief strategist Simon Garland says that 3.0 “simplifies the design and implementation of large systems, which have to handle more than a trillion records, allowing for a more elegant architecture.”

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