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Experts agree that in the future CPU scaling will go out, not up. Clock cycles seem to have plateaued around 3 Gigahertz, and while five years ago people got excited about dual-core machines, today the major commodity CPU manufacturers deliver 4, 6 and 8-core processors and system vendors link these CPUs together in multi-socket servers, as Cisco does in their UCS line.
Our Ultra Messaging customers - financial players like exchanges and investment banks – are always interested in gaining every possible performance advantage in the ultra competitive world of high-frequency electronic trading. (more…)
Today Informatica completed the acquisition of 29West. I am sure that many of you will have read the press release (here). However, I wanted to give you my personal view on why this is important and how it will help you, our customers, gain more value from your data.
Our rationale starts by looking at how the world has changed in the last 10 years. The internet and improved communications have made the world so much smaller and everything seems to be happening at an accelerated pace. I remember a day many years ago when computers were seen as a way of doing our jobs more quickly and we would have more down-time to enjoy our lives. Oh how naive we were! (more…)