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High Performance on Wall Street to Focus on Low Latency

The 2007 edition of High Performance on Wall Street takes place on Monday, September 17th at the Roosevelt Hotel in NYC - and it's focus for this year is firmly on low latency. Low latency sessions...
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Benchmarking the Benchmarks

In the world of low latency, it seems that benchmarks are headline news. Having readily available figures showing xxx microseconds and yyy hundreds of thousands of updates per second is a pretty sure...
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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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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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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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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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