4-socket server sets 5 kdb+ records in scale tests
First public cloud solution with publicly disclosed STAC-M3 results outperformed previously tested Lustre-based on-prem solution
New records for throughput and space efficiency, as well as performance in the large problem size
Outperformed previous Broadwell EX bare metal solution in 8 of 15 benchmarks
Unaudited benchmark results for a tiered SSD architecture
35% higher instrument-simulations per second than previous record holder despite 70% fewer servers
The Fall 2018 STAC Summits are now open for registration:
STAC Summits bring together industry leaders from top financial and technology firms to discuss ways to meet important architectural and engineering challenges in finance using innovative technologies. Challenges like alpha generation, risk management, trade execution, time compliance, and other business imperatives involving fast data, big data, and big compute.
The STAC-TS Working Group has poured a lot of effort into developing standards and software for demonstrating timestamp accuracy to the satisfaction of European regulators concerned with RTS 25 of MiFID 2. Much of that effort has concerned software-application timestamps. App timestamping is central to many firm's plans but is one of the most misunderstood issues with RTS 25.