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ZDNET UK: Linux cluster cuts cost for commodity broker [Allegiance Global Investments]

[ Thanks to John
Hayward-Warburton
for this link. ]

A commodities broker that migrated from a Windows NT
platform to a Linux cluster has seen a five or sixfold boost in
performance when running its derivatives market forecasting
application.

“The site is an example of how firms are beginning to implement
the Linux open source operating system on large projects.”

“Guildford-based Allegiance Global Investments (AGI) created a
proprietary application for forecasting the movement of highly
volatile derivatives markets called DNX Trading Technology.”

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