Comparison of kdb+ performance on Intel SSD DC PC4800X (“Optane”) drives to Intel SSD DC PC3700 drives using a few benchmarks derived from STAC-M3

Type: Unaudited

Specs: STAC-M3

Stack under test:

  • STAC-M3 Pack for kdb+ (Rev E)
  • Kdb+ 3.4
  • CentOS 7.3 with ext4
  • 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2699v4 (Broadwell) @ 2.2GHz
  • SUT ID 170521: 4 x Intel SSD DC P4800X (Optane) SSD
  • SUT ID 170522: 4 x Intel SSD DC P3700 SSD

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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).