Jul
23

Backtesting Trading Strategies for New Benchmark Standards Using Spark

Posted on July 23, 2015 by Michel Debiche

Big Data technology offers tremendous potential for all areas of financial services, including the ability to help solve business challenges and analyze market data on the trading side of the house. Developing and backtesting new trading strategies is one area where Big Data is having a big impact, especially as today’s markets place a premium…

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Jun
30

Thinking Bigger at Nashik

Posted on June 30, 2015 by Paul Barsch

by Guest Blogger Scott B. Knox, Architect/Urban Design Mentor at Kumbathon 5 What is Kumbhathon 5? It’s not a holiday party, not a new product line, but an opportunity to see inside people, millions of them. How many? Expect about 30 million people over several weeks! This August,  30 million pilgrims will descend on the town…

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Jun
5

It’s Just Beginning—Hadoop Adoption Poised for Rapid Growth

Posted on June 5, 2015 by Ron Bodkin

A recent Gartner survey of 125 executives seems to indicate the Hadoop market is stalling with only 26% of respondents deploying, piloting, or experimenting with Hadoop. The real stunner was that more than half of survey respondents reported they have no current plans for Hadoop investment!  Is Hadoop losing momentum, or are we in the…

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