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DSAL Benchmarks Algo Trading Calculations on StreamBase, Intel

London-based Datastream Analysis Ltd (DSAL) - a StreamBase Systems partner and application developer - has benchmarked calculations used in algorithmic trading at 200,000 calculations per second and...
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Stac Benchmarks Exegy Ticker Plant, Mellanox Infiniband

Securities Technology Analysis Center (Stac) has released results of a benchmark conducted on Exegy's Ticker Plant (XTP), showing 80 microsecond mean latency at one million updates per second. The...
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A Low Latency History Lesson

I'm in the green and pleasant land, aka England, trying to partake in some R&R. But I can't escape work, even when I am in historic Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace and later home of William...
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SWX and virt-x Launch “Trading For The Future” Platform

The SWX Swiss Exchange and virt-x, its London-based securities exchange, has launched its "Trading For The Future" technology initiative, which focuses on the implementation of a high capacity, low...
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Final Thoughts on Sifma, Past and Present

The first SIA (now Sifma) show I attended was in 1986. In some ways, it was quite different to the event last week, while in other ways it was pretty much the same. Entering the main show floor...
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Endace, Trading Metrics Partner To Speed Electronic Transactions

Endace and Trading Metrics are partnering to help customers improve the speed of their electronic trading transactions by providing a traffic capture mechanism - monitoring both business applications...
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Gemstone, IBM, Intel Debut Gemcache

Launched at last week's Sifma show, Gemstone Systems debuted Gemcache, comprising its Gemfire data fabric, running on IBM System x bladeservers, themselves based on Intel Quad-Core Xeon processors....
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Reuters, Intel, HP, Voltaire Push Lowest Latency Configuration … and Stac Benchmark

Reuters, Intel, HP and Voltaire are collaborating to pitch what they say is the lowest latency offering based around Reuters Market Data System (RMDS). The Infiniband-based tuned configuration...
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Sifma Rocked!

I'm referring to last week's Sifma Technology Management Conference and Exhibit in NYC. True, the new name (the result of the SIA's merger with the Bond Association) was a bit of a put off - many...
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SGX Taps BT’s Radianz Proximity Solution

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has begun to use BT Global Financial Services' Radianz Proximity Solution, enabling traders to execute extremely low latency electronic trading on the SGX derivatives...

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