The Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA) data peaks exceed 2 million messages per second.
"The trend of exponentially growing data volumes is putting tremendous stress on existing infrastructure in the front office of global investment banks as well as their actively trading customers.
The high performing trading infrastructure that exists today is primarily composed of various technologies: data normalization, complex event processing (CEP) engine, messaging software and distributed cache. Combine these with high performance databases and grid computing functionality with advanced applications on top, and a clear picture of the modern trading infrastructure begins to emerge" - The High Frequency Game Changer, How Automated Trading Strategies Have Revolutionized The Markets. (Wiley)
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