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Cantor Evaluating Calxeda ARM Chips for 10x Breakthrough

"I think the Calxeda-ARM machine is an exciting step ... I'm evaluating carefully how it can impact the metrics I care about," says Niall Dalton, director of high frequency trading at Cantor...
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A Tale of Two Benchmarks - for STAC-M3 and kdb+

This week saw the publication of two "M3" benchmarks conducted by STAC, covering time-series management solutions. And while both relate to Kx Systems' kdb+ database (apparently to date the only...
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A Replay of the London Low-Latency Summit ...

We've uploaded audio from the morning sessions at the London Low-Latency Summit, which took place on September 26th ... there's some great listening and learning to be had ... Also attached are...
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Eliminating Latency with Analytics

Latency is a continual challenge in trading systems. In High Frequency Trading (HFT) systems, the challenge is immediate and obvious: if your order isn’t in first, you won’t hit the liquidity you’re...
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Q&A: Bruce Tolley of Solarflare Communications on Network Performance and Precision Timing

In ultra low-latency trading systems, the application to network interface is one cause of significant latency and jitter. Companies like Solarflare have advanced network adaptors designed to...
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Deutsche Bank's Roth Named Elektron Head at Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters has filled a gap in the senior ranks of its Enterprise Solutions unit, with the appointment of Deutsche Bank's Ralf Roth to the role of global head of Elektron Transactions and...
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Top Seven Low Latency Technology Advances

Technology in the Capital Markets changes quite rapidly. In order to stay competitive, business and IT leadership must learn about new approaches, techniques, technologies, and how to integrate it...
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High Volume, Low Anxiety

In the time that it takes you to read this sentence, approximately 10,000 equity orders and quotes will be sent to the main European equity venues. Approximately 75% of those messages, according to...
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The Race to Zero – Three Rules for Winning

Deutsche Boerse Group, one of the world’s leading financial exchanges, recently developed a new ultra-low-latency trading infrastructure linking Frankfurt to five other key worldwide trading centres...
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A Low Latency Cocktail from The Brewery

Last week, I chaired A-Team's first Business & Technology of Low-Latency Trading event - #BTLLT for the twittersphere - at The Brewery (a former Whitbread Brewery, it's now an established events...

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