As I’m sure most of you have experienced there is an ever increasing need for more data… from domestic markets, international markets, capturing your own order flow, news, and recently sentiment from social media. Regardless of the hype around big data improving your understanding of markets, it’s microstructure and the impact of your own trading can be a game changer.
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By Louis Lovas
Cloud computing, it means a lot of different things to different people. There are public, private and hybrid models, yet the variations are endless. A key characteristic of the cloud is rapid elasticity which offers compute power unheard in priory infrastructures. Such parallelized scalability allows previously intractable problems to become a reality. There is two key underlying components behind this – a computational model and distributed data.