TorQ Installation Script

Sander Roomus datablog, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

Background Historically, TorQ and its corresponding packages have had a method of installation that meant unzipping the packages and copying them on top of each other. That was an easy method, and is still fine for test or trial applications. For production applications we have tended to separate TorQ, the application that sits on top of it and the data …

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TorQ TAQ – a NYSE TAQ Loader

Robert Sketch datablog, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

The TorQ-TAQ Loader architecture is an extension to TorQ, which efficiently downloads TAQ files directly from the NYSE website.  This blog explains the following: What is NYSE TAQ? The types of files which TorQ-TAQ supports A brief overview of each file type Goals which we hope to achieve with TorQ-TAQ TorQ-TAQ Architecture description TorQ-TAQ message flow Support and Custom Configuration …

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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 TorQ Overview Gateway Design Principles Grafana kdb+ 4.0 kdb+ in Containers MemVerge and kdb+ Optane TorQ Tickerplant 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, …

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AquaQuarantine kdb+ Tech Talks Round 2

Jonny Press datablog, kdb, kdb+, TorQ, training Leave a Comment

We gave some talks a few months ago which seem to have gone down well. We’ve decided to go again with a short series of 3, including a guest talk from Nick Psaris on his new book Fun Q. If you’d like to sign up for any of these sessions, please use the form below. If you have trouble accessing …

Jonny PressAquaQuarantine kdb+ Tech Talks Round 2

TorQ-Crypto Released

Cormac Ross data capture, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

Today we are excited to release our new TorQ-Crypto package! For those of you that have used TorQ, you will most likely be familiar with the TorQ Finance Starter Pack. TorQ-Crypto behaves in a similar manner to the starter pack and provides an example of how an application can be built and deployed on top of the TorQ framework. The …

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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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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 …

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Monitoring a TorQ System With Datadog

Ellen Mooney Datadog, kdb, kdb+, TorQ Leave a Comment

Datadog is a monitoring service for cloud-scale applications, providing monitoring of servers, databases, tools, and services, through a SaaS-based data analytics platform. This post illustrates how we can create a dashboard, monitors and alerts to track metrics and events from a TorQ Data Capture System.

Ellen MooneyMonitoring a TorQ System With Datadog

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