STAC Unveils Tick Database Benchmarks

Peter Lankford, STAC

The Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) will this week unveil the first version of its M3 benchmarks around market data processing, with a set of tools for time-series database providers to benchmark their offerings.

The benchmarks allow vendors to test their systems according to pre-defined criteria, and to publish the results either privately to STAC's member vault or publicly if they allow the results to be audited. Potential client firms can then use the results to directly compare

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