kdb+ Internet of Things and Pharmaceutical Applications

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

We at AquaQ Analytics have recently built two kdb+ applications which are outside its traditional finance domain.  One is an IoT application which monitors vehicle movements, the other is a cost forecasting and analysis tool for clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry.  Both are built on our TorQ Framework.  We had to do some slightly novel things, moving away from the …

Jonny Presskdb+ Internet of Things and Pharmaceutical Applications

TorQ 2.0 Released

Jonny Press data capture, kdb, kdb+, News, TorQ 1 Comment

We are proud to release version 2.0 of TorQ with some big functionality extensions.  The changes have stemmed from community feedback, customer installations and just what we thought would be nice to do.  You can download it here.  Enhancements include: new RDB (real time database) and WDB (writing database) processes.  These provide significant system architecture flexibility and can be used in combination …

Jonny PressTorQ 2.0 Released

Avoiding End-of-Day Halts with TorQ

Jonny Press data capture, kdb, kdb+, TorQ 3 Comments

kdb+tick is great, but there’s a problem- when the RDB (real time database) writes to disk on its daily schedule, users cannot access that day’s data until the write out is complete.  There are various solutions to this issue including: using something similar to w.q to write out the data periodically intraday have a replicated system and staggering the save down, …

Jonny PressAvoiding End-of-Day Halts with TorQ

Recovering Corrupt Tickerplant Logs

Glen Smith data capture, kdb, kdb+, TorQ 1 Comment

Corrupt tickerplant logs are a curse that no one deserves but that doesn’t stop them from happening even to the best of us. However, all hope is not lost as it is possible to recover the good messages and discard the bad. In this post we will extend upon the standard rescuelog procedure to recover as much as possible from the …

Glen SmithRecovering Corrupt Tickerplant Logs