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Spreadsheet meets database at Cornel’s Arxiv…
The paper I presented at a “spreadsheet-risk” conference a while back has now been approved and entered at Cornel’s Arxiv academic archive, see:
The paper details some of the work that Xenomorph’s product development team have done on combining spreadsheet ease of use with database consistency and centralisation.…
IQ grows revenue for Sybase
Interesting article saying that Sybase IQ revenues were up 70% in 2007, and formed a very significant part of overall revenues:
Also mentions Mike Stonebraker with his column-based database start-up, Vertica, and how one of the senior IBM technologists puts forward that the full benefits at the back-end of higher performance are often not seen by the end user, and so the complexity involved in proprietary solutions outweighs the benefit.…
Are databases going green?
Just doing a bit of catching up with what is going on with Sybase IQ (1,000 terabyte benchmark sounds impressive) and came across the Wikipedia entry for this tech (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sybase_IQ)which mentions at the end that IQ’s compression ability "…achieves a 90 percent reduction in CO2 emissions".…
Best Instrument Data Model?
Some positive feedback about instrument and market data model within our data management system TimeScape:
Co-location for Co-location?
Co-location has obviously been very popular in bringing down the latency of trade execution, with algorithmic trading software being located on-site at trading venues by the banks and hedge funds. Interesting problem brought to my attention by a senior equities technologist at one of the banks is that co-location is fantastic at reducing latency if you are considering just one trading venue.…
Chi-X on “Old-School Exchanges”…
Peter Randall of Chi-X did a good (well, both aggressive and funny in parts…) presentation at the Intel Faster Trading Event – he put forward the LSE as an "Old-School" institution, saying that in taking trading electronic (years back) the LSE simply computerised the existing human interaction, using software to implement a good(ish) matching engine.…
Credit Suisse – Algo trading pitch
Went along to the Intel Faster Trading event last night – overall a good event, interspersed with the usual buzzword bingo from some of the vendors presenting/talking! First up was someone from Credit Suisse, fundamentally doing a sales pitch on their algorithmic trading capability to the buy side.…