Powerful language
December 14, 2015

Powerful language

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with kdb+

kdb+ is very useful in the trading world as it allows analysts to look at huge amounts of data quickly and somewhat easily. Speed was a huge factor.
  • Efficient computing.
  • Code interpretation is fast.
  • Designed with finance in mind.
  • The language is difficult to learn.
  • Better solutions are needed for breaking loops without resetting servers.
  • Include basic templates for fields such as finance, medicine, etc.
  • Increases the speed of the research process.
  • Allows for quick analysis and results.
  • Rapid implementation of new ideas.
Python is very commonly used for large data analysis and in general is much easier to pickup than kdb+. The biggest drawback of kdb+ is the learning curve.
BizNet Excel Suite
For large data sets, kdb+ is very tough to beat, however it is not user friendly to pick up and use on the go.