Apache Hadoop

Reinventing RBC: Royal Bank of Canada's Bruce Ross

Bruce Ross was tasked with leading the Royal Bank of Canada’s transformation of its technology department when he was named head of technology and operations at the Toronto-based bank in January 2014.

National Bank of Canada Taps TickSmith

The bank is using TickSmith's TickVault program to cope with volumes of quote and trade data that were exceeding the limits of traditional technologies.

Open to Open Source

The benefits of using open-source software are too great to ignore for financial firms.

Lakes, Fabrics and Conquering Big Data

Teradata Labs president Scott Gnau advocates the all-encompassing ‘data lake’ and ‘data fabric’ methods to organize and link pieces of big data

Work in Progress

Big data has become a familiar topic in the financial information industry, but what success have firms had in implementing technology to derive value from the increasing volumes of structured and unstructured data being generated, asks Nicholas Hamilton

Are You Ready for 'Bigger' Data?

Banks’ legacy systems are struggling to cope with the ever-increasing volumes and speed of data. Steve Dew-Jones highlights some of the major considerations for the financial services industry if it is to catch up with other sectors.

The Big Data Picture

The concept of big data has become daunting, as the conversation around it increases in volume – just like the increased trading volume that drives firms to consider how to operate with it, manage it and process it. Michael Shashoua examines the methods…

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