When the SEC needed to investigate the events leading to May 6, 2010 Flash Crash, the company used Tradeworx and the AWS Cloud to create an analytics platform at 10% the cost of a traditional environment in less than 4 months. AWS gives Tradeworx the ability to collect and analyze billions of data over years, allowing the SEC to reconstruct any market event, down to the individual record, and analyze more than 3 billion data points in 2.8 seconds instead of weeks or months.

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