Activ Readies Hardware Feed Handlers

Activ Financial last week released the second generation (Gen2) of its MPU hardware-accelerated market data appliance, which provides greater data processing capacity and paves the way for the vendor to port its feed handlers directly onto hardware to enable even faster processing of higher data volumes in future.

Activ unveiled its first hardware-accelerated ticker plant in 2007, coding the system's database logic onto high-performance field-programmable gate arrays, which were used instead of

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