In cloud environments, there is time synchronization, and then there is time synchronization for financial services. For a website-related demand, like a metrics collection engine, a clock can be half a second off and it's no big deal. That's 500,000 microseconds. On the other hand, a banking application that is an order of magnitude more accurate than that—50,000 microseconds, or 50 milliseconds—would still be considered grossly inaccurate and unacceptable.
At the same time, synchronizing time
While at Sibos Toronto, James shares some interviews covering topics on blockchain, fintechs and cybersecurity.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails