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Financial Modeling with Apache Spark: Calculating Value at Risk

Posted by Sandy Ryza  on  Jul 12, 2015

Sandy Ryza aims to give a feel for what it is like to approach financial modeling with modern big data tools, using the Monte Carlo method for a a basic VaR calculation with Spark.


Functional Patterns in Domain Driven Design applied to Financial Models

Posted by Debasish Ghosh  on  Apr 24, 2015 1

Debasish Ghosh demonstrates how DDD principles can be implemented more effectively using functional programming principles, building a ubiquitous language with pure functional abstractions.


Caml Trading - Experiences with OCaml on Wall Street

Posted by Yaron Minsky  on  Sep 06, 2014

Jane Street runs a large trading business on software written almost entirely in OCaml, a statically typed functional language. Yaron Minsky shows the reasons for choosing Ocaml and how it worked out.


Finance's Forgotten Treasure: an Introduction to CQRS & Axon

Posted by Allard Buijze  on  Aug 31, 2014 1

Allard Buijze introduces CQRS and related concepts along with case studies showing how it is used in finance, gaming and healthcare to meet the demands of modern web-based applications.


Big Data in Capital Markets

Posted by Alex Raitt,Clive Saha  on  Aug 24, 2014

The authors present design patterns and use cases of capital market firms that are incorporating big data technologies into their credit risk analysis, price discovery or sentiment analysis software.


Consumerization - What Does It Mean to a Developer?

Posted by Chris Swan  on  Aug 14, 2013

Chris Swan discusses user experience for banking and financial mobile applications, architectures, and the frameworks and containers that ease the way to secure deployment into production.


API Conf Fireside Chat: Stephane Dubois, CEO and Founder at Xignite

Posted by Stephane Dubois  on  May 09, 2013

Stephane Dubois shares insight in Xignite’s road building a business model providing APIs for accessing financial data.


Integrating SQL & NoSQL & NewSQL & Realtime Data Intelligence for the Financial Industry

Posted by Charles Cai, Ashwani Roy  on  Apr 14, 2013 2

Charles Cai, Ashwani Roy discuss a robust, cost effective, hypothetical solution to address extreme challenges in financial institutions, from decision making support to pricing and risk management.


In-Memory Message & Trade Repositories

Posted by John Davies  on  Apr 01, 2013

John Davies walks through a reference implementation of a in-memory database meant to combine dozens of different legacy databases developed by banks over time.

GPUs in Finance

Posted by Andrew Sheppard  on  Nov 21, 2012

Andrew Sheppard overviews the driving forces behind GPU’s adoption by the financial industry, and explains the use of the Monte Carlo technique on GPUs.

Why You Won't Hear the Word "Cloud" on Wall Street

Posted by Ari Zilka  on  Nov 10, 2012 1

Ari Zilka informs on the cloud tools and process changes needed to take place for the financial and banking institutions to become interested in the technologies cloud computing has to offer.

Event Processing at Massive Scale

Posted by Uri Cohen  on  Sep 13, 2012 6

Uri Cohen discusses several types of queues with their pros and cons used in financial and trading industries for highly parallelized data processing.

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