Nasdaq Tackles Bursts with FPGA TotalView Feed

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Brian Hyndman, senior vice president of global data products, Nasdaq

Nasdaq OMX has rolled out a hardware-enabled version of its TotalView-ITCH full-depth equities datafeed, designed to make latency more deterministic for latency-sensitive firms during peak message volumes.

The exchange launched TotalView-ITCH FPGA (field-programmable gate array) at the start of August, and has rolled out the feed to more than a dozen trading firms among agency brokers, algorithmic brokers and buy-side firms, many of whom had been involved in the development and testing at an ear

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