Introduction To KDB+


  • High Performance Database, managing real time and historical data within a single platform
  • Column Oriented
  • Embedded query language – q
  • In-memory and on-disk data access
  • Optimized and configurable partitioning of on-disk data
  • 64-bit architecture with built-in multi-threaded support
  • Direct analysis on data
  • High speed time series analysis
  • Discrete and continuous joins
  • Small and portable (500kB vs 3.2G min for Oracle)
  • No additional layers of query optimizers make it real fast
  • Vector-based language, so code is generally concise and result is achieved in less code
  • No separate DBA team is required as Developer or Support can easily maintain the Database