TorQ Release v3.3 – kdb+ 3.6

Karan Patel kdb, kdb+, TorQ 6 Comments

We are delighted to announce release v3.3 of TorQ, the latest installment of our kdb+ framework; which can be found here. The TorQ v3.3 release has upgraded to run with kdb+ 3.6, whilst maintaining backward compatibility with prior versions.  The main changes are outlined below. Concurrent Synchronous Requests As part of this update, the gateway in TorQ supports the deferred response …

Karan PatelTorQ Release v3.3 – kdb+ 3.6

AquaQ Summer Event & Free Workshops

Jamie Grant kdb+, News, TorQ 2 Comments

We’ve made it a tradition to have a bit of a party in the summer.  This year we are doing it a bit early because the winter was grim, and we would rather spend June and July watching the World Cup. So the date is set – Thursday 31st May 2018. We will also be running two free workshops, one …

Jamie GrantAquaQ Summer Event & Free Workshops

Using kdb+ with REST APIs

Jonathon McMurray kdb+ Leave a Comment

In the modern web, APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) form a large part of programmatic interfacing with web services. Many of the services you likely use everyday provide APIs, allowing third party developers to build applications around these services, whether that means retrieving data, receiving notifications of certain events, or sending information to the service for processing. Numerous services used frequently …

Jonathon McMurrayUsing kdb+ with REST APIs

kdb+ IoT Database Structure

Jonny Press data capture, datablog, kdb+ Leave a Comment

When implementing a kdb+ database the partitioning structure is a key decision point. kdb+ provides four in-built ways to partition database tables: by year, month, date or integer. Only one partitioning scheme may be used. The best option is usually based on two factors: how data arrives how it is accessed The partitioning scheme should facilitate easy addition of data …

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AquaQ Appoints New Director

Jamie Grant News 1 Comment

AquaQ Analytics, the Belfast based software and consultancy company, is delighted to announce the appointment to the Board of Ivy McFarlane as a Director from 16 March 2018. Ivy, who joined the company in 2016 to head up business development activities, has been instrumental in driving sales growth in the company’s kdb+ consultancy services over the past 2 years. We …

Jamie GrantAquaQ Appoints New Director

The Road So Far (TorQ RM 2018)

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With 2018 well and truly underway, our development team has set off on a journey along the 2018 TorQ Roadmap. We previously posted a compilation of requested features and desired improvements for our TorQ framework, which has provided us with a range of mini-projects to take on. We are keen on receiving prioritisation requests, if a feature on the roadmap …

Stephen McDonaldThe Road So Far (TorQ RM 2018)

AquaQ Analytics helps Danske Bank drive data efficiencies

Jamie Grant News Leave a Comment

Northern Irelands biggest bank has turned to a specialist data management and analytics firm to help it improve its service. AquaQ Analytics has collaborated with Danske Bank that has enabled the bank to save time and increase efficiency by automating some complicated manual tasks. AquaQ provided assistance to the bank’s Belfast-based risk team to improve the processing of a large …

Jamie GrantAquaQ Analytics helps Danske Bank drive data efficiencies

As You Bike It: Mapping Belfast Bike Usage

Ryan McCarron data capture, datablog, kdb, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

We recently noted the ability to use our TorQ package to collect data on our local Belfast Bikes transport network. So how does our cycle network look after collecting for a while? We recorded data on the status of each station in the network for 6 months, and we can now use this data to observe how the population of …

Ryan McCarronAs You Bike It: Mapping Belfast Bike Usage

TorQ 2018 Roadmap

Jonny Press data capture, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

Below is our current TorQ roadmap for 2018. We welcome any additional suggestions, or prioritisation requests. Data Manipulation Library The point here is to produce a set of utilities useful for analysing and manipulating datasets. The target audience is new kdb+ developers or business users. Visualisation products (e.g. Panopticon) are probably good target applications as it is useful to pivot, …

Jonny PressTorQ 2018 Roadmap