Hi speed trading - hi speed monitoring
jchambers at ucla.edu
Thu Feb 16 14:59:01 CST 2012
On 2/16/12 5:03 AM, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> Nanosecond Trading Could Make Markets Go Haywire
> "Below the 950-millisecond level, where computerized trading occurs so
> quickly that human traders can't even react, no fewer than 18,520
> crashes and spikes occurred."
> Anyone who has managed a network knows that when you look at your
> MRTG/Cacti graphs at 5min, 10min ,15min intervals - all looks well.
> Start looking at 1sec intervals and you will see spikes that hit 100% of
> capacity - even on networks running at 25% average utilization.
> I guess trading and networking do have many unseen similarities.
Some complementary information I read a few weeks ago:
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