Green Data: Impact vs Low Latency?


As the time from an input being processed to the corresponding output emerging approaches zero, low-latency trading approaches real-time trading. Only recently, latency was measured in three digits-typically from 250 to 500 milliseconds.

Today, latency is measured in one or two digits. But, as latency approaches zero, the speed of light becomes important. For data to complete a 150 km roundtrip takes a minimum of one millisecond. Thus, trading competition is a race for speed and proximity. In Lo

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