Amazon Web Services has introduced High I/O instances for its EC2 compute cloud, leveraging solid-state disks (SSDs) to speed up storage I/O. The SSDs can deliver 120,000+ read and 80,000 write operations per second. Although pitched at companies providing consumer apps, such performance would help to make AWS more attractive to running financial analytics, perhaps on time series data.
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Amazon Taps SSDs For High Speed Storage and Analytics
Recorded Webinar: Approaches to migrating market data to the cloud to drive agility in trading operations
Market data in the cloud is an attractive proposition in terms of reducing the cost of on premise servers and storage, and moving into a more agile and flexible data delivery environment. It is also well suited to working from home, the fall-back of many financial institutions during lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic. But...
First New York has implemented a cloud-based version of Eventus Systems’ Validus trade surveillance system to monitor its futures trading and investment activities, with a view to expanding the deployment to its equities and equity options trading business. According to Shawn Fischman, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at First New York, “As a multi-asset,...
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The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act – aka FATCA – raised eyebrows when its final regulations requiring foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to report US accounts to US tax authorities were published last year. But with the exception of a few modifications, the legislation remains in place and starts to comes into force in earnest...