AquaQ Analytics announces the creation of 123 jobs

Jamie Grant kdb+, News Leave a Comment

AquaQ Analytics is delighted to announce plans to add 123 jobs to the company over the coming 2 years, thereby doubling the size of the company. This expansion is being achieved with the assistance of Invest Northern Ireland. The new jobs will be created across the company’s consultancy streams and its growing product development stream. The current consultancy streams extend …

Jamie GrantAquaQ Analytics announces the creation of 123 jobs

Simple Kdb+ Feed Interface Design

Ellen Mooney kdb+, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Many people choose to connect directly from a kdb+ instance to a data source such as Activ Financial or Bloomberg via the kdb+ C api. In this discussion we will create a dynamically loaded shared object within kdb+ and implement the following 3 design patterns: A single threaded application that reads data directly from the source onto the kdb+ main …

Ellen MooneySimple Kdb+ Feed Interface Design

kdb+ in a Containerised solution

Gary Davies kdb+ Leave a Comment

There has been a trend in recent years to move towards containerisation in software solutions. A containerised approach looks to package applications along with their dependencies for ease of deployment and improving scalability and resiliency. AquaQ has created a proof of concept which looks at leveraging containers, in conjunction with kdb+, to demonstrate the following capabilities: Use of kdb+ in …

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AquaQ’s Online kdb+ Training and Enterprise Licence

Rachel Marrinan kdb+, training Leave a Comment

AquaQ Analytics continues to offer comprehensive Online kdb+ Training written and delivered by kdb+ experts. This training is designed to improve your kdb+ knowledge as a novice user or to take your q programming to the next level. The online material for each course includes a series of instructional videos, downloadable slides, sample q code, and self-assessment questions. You can …

Rachel MarrinanAquaQ’s Online kdb+ Training and Enterprise Licence

TorQ DQS

Daniel Lam data capture, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

We are delighted to announce the release of the Data Quality System to TorQ, our kdb+ framework.  The system allows developers to easily set up customizable checks on the quality of data within their database system. Motivation TorQ already has monitoring tools provided, but previously they were mainly used to monitor the health of individual processes. Checks would be performed …

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The Corona Diaries

Elisa Herbig Uncategorized 1 Comment

Week 1Oh my goodness, I am loving this. My bosses just video called me and they totally bought my “I am taking working from home very seriously”-attitude. What they didn’t know is that I am currently businessperson from the waist up, pyjama party from the waist down. Week 2Yep, still doing great. Third Skype call with friends this week and …

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AquaQuarantine kdb+ Tech Talk Content

Jonny Press datablog, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

The videos and slide decks from the AquaQuarantine kdb+ Tech Talks are below. kdb+ Security kdb+ can be configured to conform to current security standards. Jonny Press will talk about what these are and how it can be done including authentication, encryption and entitlements. Slide Deck TorQ TorQ is AquaQ’s kdb+ open source production framework. It is currently in use …

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Belfast Bikes Traffic Shifts to a Different Gear

Matthew Kingston datablog, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

The Belfast Bikes public bicycle rental scheme, currently sponsored by Just Eat, has been running since April 2015. It has 47 stations and, according to the operator nextbike, “over 300 bikes”. However we only ever saw evidence of 221 bikes in operation. A previous blog post on this looked at leveraging TorQ for data collection from the Belfast Bikes network. …

Matthew KingstonBelfast Bikes Traffic Shifts to a Different Gear

AquaQuarantine kdb+ Tech Talks

Jonny Press datablog, kdb, kdb+, TorQ, training 5 Comments

These are some strange times. We hope everyone and their families are safe and well. On a positive note, it does provide a good opportunity to run some technical training sessions, which we’ve been doing internally for the last few weeks. We’ve decided to open these up publicly as everyone else is in the same “working from home” boat. We’ll …

Jonny PressAquaQuarantine kdb+ Tech Talks

AquaQ Grafana kdb+ Adapter

Jamie Grant kdb+ Leave a Comment

Launched in 2014, Grafana is an increasingly popular open source data visualisation and monitoring tool.  It allows users to display near real time through a wide array of charts, graphs and alerts from several data sources and has been designed to let users easily expand its capabilities through its plugin framework. In late 2018 AquaQ added kdb+ to the list …

Jamie GrantAquaQ Grafana kdb+ Adapter