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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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Exegy, DRC Partner On Hardware Acceleration

Hardware-based ticker plant vendor Exegy is working with DRC to deploy various financial trading applications leveraging DRC's coprocessor modules. Exegy already uses AMD Opteron and Field...
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Novell, Voltaire Partner to Link SUSE Linux and InfiniBand

SUSE Linux distributor Novell and Infiniband provider Voltaire are pitching a joint low latency solution to improve performance of real-time trading applications in the financial markets. The...
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StreamBase Announces Major 5.0 Release at Sifma

Bypassing 4.x completely, StreamBase Systems has announced StreamBase 5.0, the latest version of its complex event processing technology. Release 5.0 includes enhancements in a number of areas: *...
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Sifma Preview: Low Latency Datafeeds You Should Know

Datafeed suppliers and vendors of feed-handling infrastructure will be aplenty at next week's Sifma show. Right inside the main doors, Reuters will occupy its usual spot (officially Booth 1101)....
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Sifma Preview: Chip and Network Tech Vendors To Check Out

The annual Sifma (formerly SIA, now merged with the Bond Association) Technology Management Conference and Exhibit kicks off next Tuesday, and a number of companies from the down and dirty world of...
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Skyler, Tervela Offer Hardware-Accelerated Order Book

Skyler Technology has combined its order book aggregation and analytics engine with Tervela's hardware-based messaging fabric to minimize latency in trading applications. The joint offering combines ...
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Life In The Fast Lane

I'm writing this posting from Montreal, Canada, where I just watched a thrilling Formula 1 grand prix, won by British rookie Lewis Hamilton. An amazing achievement in only his sixth F1 race. So what...
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Perplexed By Percentages

A couple of weeks ago, together with Reuters, we conducted a survey of the marketplace to find out how well latency measurement is entrenched, and what users thought of datafeed providers and...
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Open Source Moving On Up …

I'm writing this blog from the Red Carpet Club at SFO ... heading back to NYC in an hour. It's been a great week out here in the Bay Area catching up with some old friends and making some new ones...

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