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Microservices BETA

KX Insights Microservices

An ecosystem of cloud-native microservices, built with kdb+ Cloud Edition

The microservices help developers

  • Add new function to existing kdb+ systems
  • Migrate legacy kdb+ components to the cloud
  • Develop new applications or microservices with composition and integration

Defining cloud native: foundational principles, and how the approach relates to cloud-native development

Insights Microservices supports:

  •         Deployment on AWS, GCP, Azure and private cloud

  •   Deployment as containers via Docker

  •   Orchestration via Kubernetes

  •   Horizontal distribution

The microservices are:

  Service Discovery

A cloud-native, scalable registry which stores, manages and distributes running services and their metadata for all other services within the Microservice driven application.

  Stream Processor

A high-performance, scalable event-stream processing system implemented in q.

  Data Access

Provides read-only access to all data stored in a database, regardless of where the data currently resides in the data lifecycle.

  Service Gateway

A unified access point for data that is spread across multiple processes.

  Storage Manager

Handles data persistence and migration.


OpenAPI specifications for all microservices, and a library for generating server stubs from an OpenAPI specification that uses our REST server library.


An interactive data visualization tool that enables non-technical and power users to query, transform, share and present live data insights.

Insights Microservices are being released progressively.

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