Download the free 32-bit version of kdb+ for macOS, Linux or Windows.
Install the free 32-bit version of kdb+.
Tutorials for beginners¶
A brief introduction is a very quick overview of downloading q and running your first query.
In-memory queries has you build a more complex dataset in memory and perform some queries and joins on it. The dataset is from an imaginary desktop PC monitoring and helpdesk support system.
On-disk queries has you download a set of scripts to build and run queries against a large on-disk database. The dataset is from an imaginary smart-meter network. It includes a basic HTML5 Business Intelligence tool which queries the database directly.
Q for Mortals, Chapter 14: Introduction to kdb+ by Jeffry A. Borror. “Roughly speaking, kdb+ is what happens when q tables are persisted and then mapped back into memory for operations.”
Q for Mortals
HTML edition online now
Fast, scalable and maintainable kdb+
by Nick Psaris, available from Amazon.co.uk.
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