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29West Unveils Release 2.0 of Ultra Messaging for the Enterprise

29West says version 2.0 of the Ultra Messaging for the Enterprise (UME) product family will be generally available in February 2008. The early access version of UME 2.0 has been shipping for the past...
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Sun Becomes Innovation Sponsor at Stac

Sun has joined the Securities Technology Analysis Center (Stac) Benchmark Council to help define standard performance metrics for trading technologies and has become an Innovation Sponsor for the...
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There was quite a bit of M&A activity last week. Oracle and BEA for $8.5 billion (we'll have to see whether that's good news for BEA's Weblogic Event Server), Sun Microsystems and MySQL for a...
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FIF Capacity Statistics For December: Peaks for Nasdaq Equity SIP feeds up 44 Percent

This monthly bulletin from the Financial Information Forum provides highlights from the FIF Consolidated Capacity Report. The full report is available to FIF members and includes capacity statistics...
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GemStone, IBM, Intel Demonstrate Sub-Millisecond Performance in Zero-Loss Transaction Benchmark

The Securities Technology Analysis Center (Stac) has tested GemCache Data Transactions, an integrated solution from GemStone Systems, IBM, and Intel configured to handle high-speed trade order...
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QuantHouse, Intel Decode Two Million Messages Per Second on Multicore Intel Xeon Processor

QuantHouse’s QuantFeedhandler, its feed handler technology to standardise exchange raw market data feeds, is able to decode more than two million messages per second, benchmark tests carried out at...
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XtremeData Announces First AMD-Compatible Socket F (1207) In-Socket Accelerator

XtremeData is now shipping the first AMD Socket F (1207) based In-Socket Accelerator. The device is compatible with the newest Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor and incorporates dual Altera high-...
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Stac Tests Latency on HP Blade Servers with Gigabit Ethernet, Voltaire InfiniBand

Stac has released a study of latency on HP c-Class Blade Servers with Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) and Voltaire InfiniBand. The system used Reuters Market Data System (RMDS) 6, running on HP BL460c Blades...
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FIF Capacity Statistics For November: New Peaks for CQS, CTS, OPRA and Nasdaq Totalview

This monthly bulletin from the Financial Information Forum provides key data points for market data rates. * The CQS hit a new peak of 35,241 messages per second (mps). CQS has experienced dramatic...
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Wombat Enters Data Fabric Space, Delivers All of OPRA on a 1U Server

Low latency technology provider Wombat is running a fully subscribed pilot of a new middleware solution which it claims enables ultra high performance messaging with minimal data centre resource...

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