Kx Systems kdb+ 3.2 with Intel SSD DC P3700 on Lenovo System x3850 X6

Type: Audited

Specs: STAC-M3 Antuco Suite

Stack under test:

  • Kx Systems kdb+ 3.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.6
  • 4 x 15-core Intel E7-4890 v2 @ 2.80GHZ
  • Lenovo System x3850 X6 Server with 1TB RAM
  • 9 x Intel SSD DC P3700 Series

Tested by: STAC

In addition to the STAC Report, STAC Configuration Disclosure, and sosreport, attached is a Tech Note that explores the significant performance impact that changes in certain configuration parameters has on the performance of this NVMe-based SSD solution.


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The STAC-M3 Benchmark suite is the industry standard for testing solutions that enable high-speed analytics on time series data, such as tick-by-tick market data (aka "tick database" stacks).