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Kinetica is a distributed database designed to leverage many core devices like the modern GPU. Kinetica can be interacted with using SQL or one of many APIs, including C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Python, and REST.

Overview
Get a concise overview of Kinetica, including its architecture, and the features that allow it to be the fastest distributed operational database in the market.

Features

Concepts
Introductory guide to understanding the core concepts of Kinetica
Geospatial Features
A guide to the geospatial features built into Kinetica
Functions
A high level overview of Kinetica functions
SQL Support
SQL support reference
User-Defined Functions Overview
The basics of User-Defined Functions
Analytic Desktops
Description of analytical tools available for Kinetica
Active Analytics Workbench (AAW)
A guide to using Kinetica's Active Analytics Workbench
Network Graphs Solver
A guide to using the Kinetica graphs solver
Cloud-Ready
A guide to Kinetica's cloud-readiness

Installation & Configuration

Installation
Detailed Kinetica instructions for local, cloud-based, and Docker installations
Upgrade
A guide to upgrading Kinetica
Resource Management
Resource Management in Kinetica, including Tiered Storage, Scheduling, Allocation, & QoS
Security
Security features of Kinetica
High Availability
High availability for Kinetica
Administration
A guide to administering Kinetica
Configuration Reference
Reference for the configuration file

Integration

Tutorials
Step-by-step tutorials for developing applications using Kinetica
Performance Optimization
Optimizing Kinetica with large data sets
Connectors
Description of various connectors available for Kinetica
User-Defined Function Implementation
Guides for writing & running UDFs, as well as several example programs
API
API references for various languages
Downloads
Download the language-specific APIs and connectors to other applications
Kinetica Tools
Suite of tools to help maximize efficiency when using Kinetica

Reference

Release Notes
Listing of modifications made within each version of Kinetica