More HFT talk on Erlang RDMA networking for ultra lowest latency
Update talking info since the last few days for further HFT analysis
Erlang from Barclays Bank Go Big video with weaknesses including potential RDMA open source solution
Pros and cons are covered in the video below. The questions is, does this:
Provide a solution or workaround satisfactorily?
Also, Goldman Sachs is confirmed using Erlang in their HFT environment
It’s getting increasing difficult to utilize these with conventional programming languages such as Java, C# or C++. The threading and mutex’s soon become a nightmare to code and to debug. We are finding that the concurrency of Erlang is a good fit for Cloud and we now use this by choice.
Netmap is commonly used in HFT as well as packet filtering applications. I believe Verisign is running some of the root DNS servers with netmap as well, getting millions of connections per second.
HFT user userland based IP stack
https://github.com/pkelsey/libuinet (from above Intel list)
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