Scaling kdb+ with TorQ and Google Cloud

Glen Smith kdb, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

Instead of having a static infrastructure that is unresponsive to your changing usage, Google’s cloud platform enables the infrastructure to dynamically scale along with your usage. This means you only pay for what you are using, when you are using it. We’ll create a simple proof of concept demonstrating this scaling behaviour when used with kdb+. This will utilize some …

Glen SmithScaling kdb+ with TorQ and Google Cloud

AquaQ Analytics London Meetup – 7th November 2019

Rachel Marrinan News Leave a Comment

AquaQ Analytics is hosting its first ever London tech Meetup tomorrow night (Thursday 7th November)! Join us at CodeNode at 6pm for drinks and pizza followed by some talks from the following speakers: “Bigger Data” David Demner, kdb+ Developer, will be presenting some strategies that he’s implemented on a single very large data set to make it more manageable. “Scaling and …

Rachel MarrinanAquaQ Analytics London Meetup – 7th November 2019

AI NI Datathon

Calum McBurney News Leave a Comment

On Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October, AquaQ Analytics were Platinum Sponsors for the AI NI Datathon. With the event being held across two sites in Magee and QUB, it was a fantastic opportunity to engage closely with some of the top programming talent in Northern Ireland! The teams were tasked to complete one of the five challenges set by …

Calum McBurneyAI NI Datathon

Sequel to qsql

David Martin kdb+ Leave a Comment

This post is a continuation of the earlier blog post titled “An Introduction to qsql”, found here, which would be helpful to read before continuing further into this topic. This part will deal with the use of delete and update. There will be a part on aggregations and it will end with a look at both by and fby. Let’s …

David MartinSequel to qsql

AquaQ Analytics NY Event [10.17.2019]

Jamie Grant kdb+, News

AquaQ is pleased to announce this years New York event will involve a kdb+ Architecture Workshop and an evening drinks reception: EVENT DATE : Thursday 17th October 2019 EVENT VENUE: W Hotel New York – Downtown Event Schedule : Architecture Workshop Start Time : 3.00PMThe workshop will cover all aspects of kdb+ market data capture system design, including: – the …

Jamie GrantAquaQ Analytics NY Event [10.17.2019]

AquaQ – Java User Group Meetup (Belfast 5th Sept)

Jamie Grant News Leave a Comment

AquaQ sponsored and hosted it’s first ever Java User Group Meet-up at Clock Wise at River House in Belfast on 5th Sept 2019. The guest speaker on the night was Matt Riable (Java Champion and Developer Advocate at Okta) and the event was attended by 65 Java enthusiasts. As microservice architecture has become commonplace for many java projects in recent years, …

Jamie GrantAquaQ – Java User Group Meetup (Belfast 5th Sept)

Tradefeedr, the Leading FX Data Analysis Platform Partners with Goldman Sachs, UBS & XTX Markets as the First Participants on its Platform

Jamie Grant kdb+, News, TorQ, Tradefeedr 2 Comments

Great news on our joint venture Tradefeedr.com with Alexei Jiltsov and Balraj Bassi. Well done to the team for all the hard work. LONDON, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Founded in 2018 by Balraj Bassi and Alexei Jiltsov, Tradefeedr is a trusted independent intermediary which aggregates, analyses and disseminates trading information between capital market participants to aid data-driven decision making. The co-founders bring a …

Jamie GrantTradefeedr, the Leading FX Data Analysis Platform Partners with Goldman Sachs, UBS & XTX Markets as the First Participants on its Platform

AquaQ sponsors upcoming Belfast Java User Group Meetup

AquaQ Admin News Leave a Comment

AquaQ Analytics is delighted to be sponsoring venue and refreshments for the upcoming Belfast Java User Group Meetup on Thu Sept 5th 2019. As part of expanding our Engineering team further outside of our on-going kdb+ work, we are getting more involved in the local Fintech community in Belfast. Our Engineering team now consists of 30+ consultants working with Fintech …

AquaQ AdminAquaQ sponsors upcoming Belfast Java User Group Meetup

AquaQ Away Day 2019

Jamie Grant News Leave a Comment

AquaQ Analytics hosted their Annual Away Day on 10 August 2019 at Castlewellan Forest Park and despite the horrific weather conditions people travelled from as far as London to be in attendance! Festivities kicked off………later than expected as a result of a few minor set backs and better late than never  a “Belfast Sightseeing Bus” set off to Castlewellan with …

Jamie GrantAquaQ Away Day 2019

An Introduction to qsql

George Saunders kdb+ Leave a Comment

This blog post gives users with a basic knowledge of SQL a brief introduction to querying q/kdb databases, with a focus on filtering data. If you are experimenting on an on-disk database, please read all the way to the bottom before starting as there are some important points about accessing partitioned data structures! q has its own syntax for querying …

George SaundersAn Introduction to qsql