Chief information officer Rob Brouwer describes the innards of Berlin Bourse's Equiduct Platform this way:

Its functionality is fully distributed-which means communication is always routed along the fastest path available in the system, without necessarily going through a centralized hub. It is written in C++, running in fault-tolerant mode in two London-based data centers. Connectivity to eacg market is with the FIX 4.4 protocol, with no proprietary API (application programming interface); the production environment is 24 Sun multicore servers running Solaris.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Information Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access