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Q&A: Sumerian's Bryan Clark on Big Data Analytics and Operational IT

For Sumerian, the focus is not so much on capturing and storing big data, but much more on analysing it to provide insight into how IT systems - especially for electronic trading - are working, how...
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Increasing Trade Performance: A Quest for Lower Latency, or Simply Improved Monitoring?

Performance.  We all grow up assessed for it.  But in today’s trading environment, how can organisations balance increased regulatory requirements and maximise the efficiency of their core trading...
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Informatica and MapR Working to Boost Hadoop Data Integration

Informatica and MapR Technologies are working together to boost the performance As part of the initiative, a community edition of Informatica's HParser will be available as a component of the MapR...
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Direct Edge Taps Xignite for Historical Data Cloud

Stock exchange Direct Edge has launched EdgeBook Cloud, an on-demand service providing depth-of-book historical trade and quote data from its EDGA and EDGX markets. The data is delivered via Xignite'...
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We're Back ... With Some Industry Views ...

Welcome to 2012 from Low-Latency.com! We hope it will be a year of success and prosperity for all in our community. We ended last year with a few of our own predictions, to to get this one going, we...
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Signing Off for The Holidays ... With Some Predictions ..

Low-Latency.com is taking a little break for the holidays, so now is the time to extend seasonal greetings to our community, and to wish everyone well for 2012.  But we thought we'd leave you with...
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Summit Report - Latency Measurement Vendors - Nasdaq Wants You!

If you work for a vendor of latency measurement technology, then you should have attended the Low-Latency Summit in New York City the other week. During the pre-lunch keynote, Nasdaq OMX principal...
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Ahead of the Low-Latency Summit, Here's Some Background Reading

Unless you've been living on Mars (and sadly it looks like a Russian space probe will not be visiting soon), then you'll know that next Thursday I am hosting the Low-Latency Summit in New York City...
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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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