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Corvil Pushes Latency Management Towards Big Data

With an effective storage capacity of 60 terabytes, Corvil’s new CNE-7300 latency measurement appliance can retain tick data over an extended period, potentially making it useful as a data archive for ‘big data’ applications beyond latency management. According to Donal O’Sullivan, head of product management at Corvil, the CNE-7300 will likely be able to store…

Big Data – The Other Side of Low Latency

We write a lot here about the latency of moving data from point A to point B. But latency is also inherent in the processing of that data at points A and B. Most likely, the processing of data is a more complex undertaking than transporting it. And that’s where big data comes in. For…

Infochimps Rolls Platform Update; Adds Realtime, Streaming Capabilities

Infochimps has released version 1.1 of its cloud-hosted Big Data Platform, adding the capability to connect to streaming data.  The updated Data Delivery Service – based on Apache Flume – allows the platform to connect to enterprise data sources via either out-of-the-box or custom-developed connectors.  Within the DDS is the ability to process data streams,…

Big Data in Financial Services – Opportunity or Cost?

By John Bantleman, RainStor www.rainstor.com We recently hosted a dinner in New York City with 20 technology executives focused on big data in banking and financial services.  I found the event insightful, so I thought it would be interesting to share some of the perspectives from those who attended. The first (and close to my…

Q&A: OneMarketData’s Louis Lovas on TCA, Latency and Big Data

Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) is of increasing importance to trading success and while it is very much a business imperative, implementing it and putting it to effective use relies on a combination of low-latency technologies and big data approaches. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com got the TCA low down from Louis Lovas, director of solutions at OneMarketData. Q: To…

Actian Links to Hadoop

Actian is planning to release a bi-directional data connector between its Vectorwise analytical database and Hadoop.  It allows unstructured data from Hadoop to be pulled into Vectorwise for fast analysis, and then pushed back into Hadoop, or other systems.  The data connector will be available by year end.

TS-Associates Changes The Latency Management Game With Correlix Acquisition

TS-Associates has acquired the assets of competitor Correlix, a significant transaction that is likely to impact the dynamics of the latency management space.  Most immediately, the acquisition brings it new customers and key functionality, including InfiniBand support, comprehensive trade flow analysis and a business-oriented user interface.  Correlix’s RaceTeam service, which was adopted by a number…

Dell/RainStor Partner For Big Data Storage and Analysis

Dell has partnered with big database vendor RainStor for its Dell Big Data Retention solution, which acts as data repository for large datasets, either to support analytics, or as long-term archiving.  For the financial markets, the solution is being pitched at firms needing to process large quantities of time series, transactional or unstructured data, or…

Xenomorph Adds Heatmaps, Charting to TimeScape

Xenomorph has released new Data Analysis and QL+ Explorer add-ins for it TimeScape Workbench data management platform, enhancing its reporting and charting capabilities and introducing new interactive heatmaps for visual data validation and decision support. Through the enhancements, users will be able to configure default charts and analytical functions to be applied to each asset…

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

Happy Insurrection Day! Yep, I am a Brit … and so I am working today while most of the low-latency community is having a slow day instead. It seemed a good time to kick off a new monthly series where I get to give some opinions and insight into the world of low latency, and…