• Join EPAM Tech Talks on 25th April in Sofia! 

    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 FIXMartin 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. 

    To apply for participation at EPAM Tech Talks Event, please fill in the registration form here.  

    Following your registration, a confirmation mail should be received to guarantee your participation as the numbers are limited.


    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. 
    - 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. 
    - 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. 
    - 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