A recent press release reports, “FD [First Derivatives] announces that its Kx technology, a world leader in time -series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, now supports rapid access to unstructured data with the release today of kdb+ 3.6, the latest version of its database and analytics technology. The rapid analysis of unstructured data is essential in many industries. With kdb+ 3.6, Kx has enhanced the developer’s ability to manipulate vast amounts of unstructured data. In particular, the new ‘anymap’ capability allows developers to query unstructured data held in kdb+ much more rapidly. This makes it easier to combine structured and unstructured data within a kdb+ database and analyze them both with the record-breaking speed that kdb+ is known for.