Move from Solaris to RHEL Boosts Performance for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

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“At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the traders betting on
future commodity price fluctuations aren’t the only ones who know
what it means to take a risk. Five years ago, Chicago Mercantile
Exchange (CME), now part of the CME Group, placed a hefty bet: that
it could trust Linux with the heart of its business, executing
billions of contracts a year and processing them faster than

“CME won its gamble. And in so doing, it proved that an open
source platform, a relative newcomer to the data center scene in
general and the financial world in particular, had the power and
speed to handle high-volume, real-time, mission-critical

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