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.
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.
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.
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.
Uri Cohen discusses several types of queues with their pros and cons used in financial and trading industries for highly parallelized data processing.
Frank Tarsillo , John Davies, Jon Vernon and Ari Zilka (moderator) discuss the technologies and architectures used these days to manage large amounts of sensitive data in top financial institutions.
James Spooner discusses the need to make good use of the underlying silicon using Dataflow computing and parallelism to improve throughput and latency for optimized data processing performance.
Andrew Stewart investigates the causes for so many bad models, especially in the financial sector, created by various teams including Agile ones.
Hanno Klein explains how AMQP is used by Deutsche Börse and where it fits within their strategy.
John Davies addresses some of the difficulties dealing with FIX, FpML, SWIFT and integration in financial services software industry, challenging some of the canonical models existing today.
Jonathan Felch discusses Groovy, its major features, using it in a financial project, the benefit of using dynamic and meta-programming features together, ending with what is not so great in Groovy.
Eoin Woods explains how Barclays Global Investors (BGI) designed Apex to meet the challenges it faces and the Java technologies which were chosen for an architecture with variations on standard J2EE.