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For more information about Kx Workshops or to RSVP to this free workshop, please contact/email events@kx.com to confirm attendance.

Address: 31 Lakeshore Road East, Suite 201, Mississauga, Ontario, L5G 4V5 Canada

Kx Workshops are aimed at both a technical and business audience. Developers new to the technology will find the session very useful in gaining a quick guide to many features of the q language. Business managers will gain an understanding of what makes kdb+ different, and will leave with a thorough overview of the power of kdb+ and the range of uses to which it can be put. The workshops are a great way to learn about the technology in a hands on environment where you will solve real business problems.

This one-day hands-on workshop explains how kdb+ and the q language can address today’s data challenges. The program highlights the advantages of using q and its APIs to analyze massive data sets, and extract information to drive business decisions.

Please note that this workshop requires a laptop.

The day has 4 sessions:

Kx, kdb+ and q Overview

-Introduction to Kx, kdb+, q and the challenges of working with big data
-Installation and use of the kdb+ free version and q programming language
-Running q scripts to generate sample databases.

Running and Benchmarking Analytics
This session covers examples and benchmarks of analytics that can be run very quickly over billions of records, including:

-Grouping, aggregations and time-based joins
-Correlations with other data sets
-Daily profiling
-Statistical analysis

Real Time Data and Event Processing
This session explains the management of real-time data feeds, including:

-Publishing, analyzing and storing high volume data
-Performance characteristics of data streams
-Defining event handlers and analytics in real time
-Setting up a feed subscriber to maintain and display real-time metrics

Third Party Tools

-Integrating with third party tools, including C & Java.
-Importing data from CSV

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