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Q&A: SpryWare’s Daniel May on Boosting Ticker Plant Performance

Chicago-based SpryWare recently announced its ticker plant can process 10 million messages per second. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com talked to the company’s co-founder Daniel May about the market data explosion, how SpryWare is responding, and trends for 2011. Q: The latest capacity test on your MIS ticker plant show that it can process 10 million messages per second….

Sunrise on Oracle

Oracle last week finally completed its $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, and the company wasted no time in setting out its road map for how its software and Sun’s hardware (and some software) are going to be packaged together so that the sum is greater than the two parts. A surprise – kinda –…

Thomson Reuters Snaps Up Partner Vhayu

Today’s news that Thomson Reuters is acquiring complex event processing (CEP) turned tick data analytics specialist Vhayu Technologies should not come as a huge surprise. But it’s notable all the same, for the tactical and strategic fallout that will result. Thomson Reuters and Vhayu have had a partnership for four years, under which Reuters badges…

‘Assume Role of Vendor’ to Ensure Rigour in Applying Data Licences, State Street’s John White tells FIMA

A clear and thorough understanding of precisely how data is utilised within investment firms, tied to “differentiating” data usage, is essential before data licensing can be effectively and successfully embarked upon, John White, principal data management, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), has contended. Knowing “upfront” what is explicitly covered within contracts signed with data vendors…