Over at Cluster Monkey, Douglas Eadline writes that while column-oriented databases and time-series analysis have been serving the financial sector for years, many may not know about the new resources available from the kdb+ community.
Column-oriented databases and time-series analysis are fast and powerful tools that have been serving the financial sector for many years. kxcommunity.com is a new resource for the growing kdb+ community that has a lot to offer for both new and experienced users/developers. The free availability of the fully functional 32-bit version allows anyone to try column-oriented database design and the power of vector-based queries. The resources are ready and waiting. You are invited to jump in and start looking down the column, instead of across the row, for real performance.
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