The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

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, with analytics coded in languages such as Ruby.

The Austin-based company transformed itself from a data marketplace to a big data platform provider earlier this year (though it still offers data sets).  The platform supports ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) operations, analytics and visualisation.

Among the platform’s components is Wukong, a scripting language based on Ruby, which allows analytics to be performed using simple grammar, without needing knowledge of underlying technologies, such as Hadoop.

The platform can be configured to run on in-house infrastructure, or is available as a service, with cloud service provided by Rackspace.

Related content

WEBINAR

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...

BLOG

Case Study: How Liquidnet Deployed OpenFin for Investment Analytics Unit

Desktop integration specialist OpenFin has published a case study mapping out how Liquidnet deployed its platform to develop a single application uniting three of its key data and analytics offerings. The project aimed to bring together the respective capabilities of the OTAS Technologies, Prattle and RSRCHXchange units, which Liquidnet combined into a single entity called...

EVENT

TradingTech Summit London

The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.

GUIDE

Pricing and Valuations

This special report accompanies a webinar we held a webinar on the popular topic of Pricing and Valuations, discussing issues such as transparency of pricing and how to ensure data quality. You can register here to get immediate access to the Special Report.