The focus of the event will be to show a number of technologies used to build best-of-breed solutions in the HFT (High Frequency Trading) domain. We will have 3 sessions: Balazs Kollar from EPAM Hungary is going to speak about FIX (Financial Information Exchange Protocol) with QuickFIX/J and EPAM FIX, Martin Toshev (EPAM Bulgaria) presenting a very interesting session about KDB database and Tibor Sulyan (EPAM Hungary) will close the event with sharing his team’s experiences about Distributed Coordination with Zookeeper and Curator.
Please note that the sessions will be presented in English.
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Balazs Kollar: FIX (Financial Information Exchange Protocol) with QuickFIX/J and EPAM FIX The session will present the standard protocol for HFT processing of financial securities – driven entirely by the needs of the financial sector. Topics: - FIX protocol basics - Pre-trade, trade and post-trade messages - Market data streaming, Quoting - QuickFIX/J: a free implementation - EPAM FIX suite
Martin Toshev: KDB database Used by virtually any large financial institution (such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley or Deutche Bank) this column-oriented database based on the concepts of ordered lists and backed by the highly-dynamic Q language is used to store efficiently low-latency real-time and historical data. Topics: - Q lang basics - KDB database overview - KDB vs classical RDBMS - KDB Java API - KDB use cases
Tibor Sulyan: Distributed Coordination with Zookeeper and Curator Build on top of Hadoop Apache Zookeeper and Curator provide great means to distribute high volumes of data and has its great application in the area of HFT. Topics: - Introduction - ZK features - Curator recipes - Case Studies (including clustered deployment): o service discovery o leader selection o distributed configuration store
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee time and registration 10:30 – 10:40 Keynote 10:40 – 11:40 FIX (Financial Information Exchange Protocol) with QuickFIX/J and EPAM FI by Balazs Kollar 11:40 – 12:00 Coffee break 12:00 – 13:00 KDB database by Martin Toshev 13:00 – 13:30 Lunch 13:30 – 14:30 Distributed Coordination with Zookeeper and Curator by Tibor Sulyan 14:30 – 14:40 Closing session