Tag Archives: hardware acceleration

The Low-Latency Imperative: How Fast Is Fast Enough? (WS&T)

Good article talking about what latency really is and what to think about when trying to measure true end-to-end latency in the trading process.  I think for the top end of the market the only way to reduce latency further is through hardware.  My quote: When evaluating latency, it’s vital to consider all of the… Read More »

Trading Firms Turn To Videogame Chips To Get Even Faster (Wall Street Journal)

Hardware acceleration has become a hotter and hotter topic in financial services as latencies are now measured in microseconds and codeoptimization is starting to hit its limits for the upper echelon of low latency traders.  I authored a TABB Group report on this subject in the summer of 2009, and recently spoke with Hanweck Associates… Read More »