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Q&A: Gil Tene of Azul Systems on Why Java Works for Low Latency

It’s a bit of a paradox that Java is so widely used across all applications and industries, and yet is often cited as not suitable for the automated trading space. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com caught up with Gil Tene, CTO and Co-founder of Azul Systems, to find out more about Java performance, and how to improve it. Q: To…

OneMarketData Extends Reach of OneTick Complex Event Processing Engine

OneMarketData has extended the reach of its flagship complex event processing (CEP) product OneTick through a contract win with market-maker Optiver and an integration arrangement with execution and order management systems supplier FlexTrade Systems. Optiver selected OneTick to support its activities in the Asia Pacific region and is implementing the OneTick engine and its historical…

Otkritie Teams with SunGard to Deliver DMA Service Including Algo Trading

Russian institutional broker Otkritie Capital is working with SunGard to deliver a direct market access (DMA) service that supports automatic real-time currency conversion from the Russian Ruble to the US Dollar, as well as client access to Russian trading venues using Otkritie’s suite of algorithmic trading strategies. The companies completed work on the service in…

Low-Latency Summits: Looking Back and Forward

We held the latest Low-Latency Summit in London a couple of weeks ago and already the memories are distant ones. But a lot was covered, from ROI on latency investment to trading in Russia. We recorded the entire proceedings to allow you to recap the experience, or to hear what you missed. See the Audio/Podcasts…

Preview: A-Team’s 4th Annual London Low-Latency Summit Set for February 19

The headline states the basics that you need to know about – London on Tuesday, February 19. The Low-Latency Summit has been running in London (OK, under some aliases) since 2010, evolving along the way with a focus this spring on ‘convergence’ – which means how low-latency, cloud and big data technologies are combining to…

Q&A: November’s Low Down on Latency with Pete Harris

The Low-Latency Summit in New York City the other week created a lot of discussion and lots of questions to me. So here is a sampling from that busy day, along with my thoughts. Q: One of the conference sessions was focused on latency reduction and ROI. What was your take away from that? A:…

This Is A Recording: Last Week’s Low-Latency Summit

More than 300 last week packed out the Low-Latency Summit in New York City, despite transit and workload challenges presented by the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. For those that attended, and the many others that wanted to, here are audio recordings (with slides where appropriate) of the keynotes, panels and workshops to enjoy over the…

Zeptonics Taps Mellanox For Ultra-Low-Latency Matching Engine

Sydney-based Zeptonics is integrating network interface cards from Mellanox Technologies into its ZeptoMatch matching engine. The integration boasts wire-to-wire matching for a million orders per second with a median wire-to-wire match time of 1.97 microseconds and a typical client roundtrip of three microseconds. ZeptoMatch is a software-only application, running on commodity x86/Red Hat Linux servers,…

Q&A: September’s Low Down on Latency with Pete Harris

Here are the latest questions from the IntelligentTradingTechnology.com community e-mail bag, together with some brief answers. There’s an update on Knight Capital, Cisco’s new switch (and other switch offerings), Nasdaq OMX’s new FPGA data feed, and also the bigger picture on market data rates. Q: What’s the latest on Knight Capital and the rogue algo…

Ullink Continues Focus on Ultra Low Latency With Azul Zing Partnership

Ullink is continuing its focus on squeezing microseconds of latency from its trade execution and pre-trade risk systems, by partnering with Azul Systems, which offers a low and predictable latency Java virtual machine (JVM). Laurent Useldinger, CEO of Ullink, comments: “We have been testing the capabilities of the Azul solution for sometime; during that period…