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Re: [News] NYSE Moves to GNU/Linux for World's Biggest Market

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____/ wispygalaxy on Saturday 12 Sep 2009 00:02 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> NYSE/Euronext powers ahead with Unix-to-Linux migration
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Scalability is another big issue because world events have occasionally
>> | spiked trading volumes three or four times above average levels, yet the
>> | exchanges cannot afford to waste capacity and virtualization currently
>> | has too much latency for trading, he said.
>> | 
>> | NYSE/Euronext piloted a project to achieve those goals last year. The
>> | company is building a trading platform to exchange equities, cash,
>> | derivatives, futures and commodities. The platform will service NYSE,
>> | Euronext, Europe's largest cash equities market; Liffe, a European
>> | derivatives exchange; and NYSE Arca Options, a U.S. options electronic
>> | exchange.
>> `----
>> searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,
>> sid39_gci1367868,00.html
> Who said the business world isn't interested in Linux?

The Microsoft AstroTurfers.

> The NYSE is
> depending on Linux for critical activities.  They are betting their money
> on Linux- and that's a great choice.

See in the OP what happened to Black Sheep LSE, which decided to experiment 
with the toy called ";Windows OS".

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