Category: Financial Services

Real-time quant trading on AWS

Real-time quant trading on AWS

In this post, we’ll show you an open-source solution for a real-time quant trading system that you can deploy on AWS. We’ll go over the challenges brought on by monitoring portfolios, the solution, and its components. We’ll finish with the installation and configuration process and show you how to use it.

HTC-Grid – examining the operational characteristics of the high throughput compute grid blueprint

The HTC-Grid blueprint meets the challenges that financial services industry (FSI) organizations for high throughput computing on AWS. This post goes into detail on the operational characteristics (latency, throughput, and scalability) of HTC-Grid to help you to understand if this solution meets your needs.

The Convergent Evolution of Grid Computing in Financial Services

The Financial Services industry makes significant use of high performance computing (HPC) but it tends to be in the form of loosely coupled, embarrassingly parallel workloads to support risk modelling. The infrastructure tends to scale out to meet ever increasing demand as the analyses look at more and finer grained data. At AWS we’ve helped many customers tackle scaling challenges are noticing some common themes. In this post we describe how HPC teams are thinking about how they deliver compute capacity today, and highlight how we see the solutions converging for the future.