Kdb+ is a high-performance column-oriented database from Kx Systems Inc. kdb+ is designed to capture, analyze, compare, and store data − all at high speeds and on high volumes of data. The tutorial starts off with a basic introduction of Kdb+ followed by its architecture, installation, and a basic-to-advanced coverage of q programming language.
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This reference has been prepared for beginners to help them understand the KDB+ database and write smart queries in q languages for KDB+.
As we are going to start from scratch, you can set off without any preparation. However, it would definitely help if you have a working knowledge of any database or a programming language.