Following on from the success in previous years, this years OpenSource in Finance eXchange will bring together the leading experts in Open Source technology and Financial Services software development with innovators, technologists, architects and developers in the developer community for an informal day of deep technical insight and friendly discussion.
The day will start with some coffee, tea and refreshments after which Alan Hardy, programme lead of the Open Source in Finance eXchange will open the conference.
Alan Hardy is a lead developer at Skills Matter. His technical playground consists of building high performance, latency sensitive, pricing and trade execution systems.
In this talk Rob explains how open source from the Apache Software Foundation can achieve high performance and availability and reliable delivery of information across many diverse systems
Rob Davies is the Director of Engineering for FUSE, the open source division of Progress Software. FUSE delivers certified, productized and supported versions of Apache ServiceMix, ActiveMQ, CXF and Camel for use in enterprise IT organisations.
Ingres Visual DBA is an Ingres client tool to manage local or remote Ingres databases. This workshop will show how to perform an Ingres client install. Create a database. Import data.
In this talk, Angelo will explain how OpenSplice DDS is an Open Source technology for ultra-low-latency data distribution that is conquering the Capital Markets.
Angelo Corsaro, Ph.D. is OpenSplice DDS Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at PrismTech. As CTO, Angelo directs the technology strategy, planning, evolution, and evangelism. Angelo leads the strategic standardization at the Object Management Group (OMG
In this talk David Vincent explores how open source software, particularly ESPER Complex Event Processing and QuickFixJ are used today in leading Liquidity Management Systems (LMS).
David worked for more than eight years in high-level IT design, development and management positions at Societe Generale on projects specifically concerned with OTC derivatives trading operations. His work as a software developer, system architect a
Ingres Visual SQL provides a client interface to manipulate data. The Query Execution Plan can be displayed for performance analysis.The second part of the workshop will demonstrate how to manipulate data using Ingres Visual SQL.Other VDBA options are covered, including table management, database backup and recovery.
The Ingres Database Workbench (IDW) is a powerful, low-overhead tool that makes Ingres database maintenance faster and easier and simplifies database management tasks. IDW is based on the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP).
Install an Ingres DBMS server. Create a database and monitor sessions.
After describing some of the areas of Scala that are of particular interest in financial development, Alex talks about the reasons Scala improved his team's productivity, reduced the size of the codebase and eased maintainance.
Alex McGuire is a mathematician who, with a startling lack of originality, ended up working in the city as a quant developer. He has been developing pricing and risk management systems for derivatives of varying complexity for the past twenty years,
Janne Valkealahti will give a talk on Hyperic, the web application performance management software provider, recently acquired by SpringSource. More information coming soon!
Janne is a member of Spring Data team focusing on "Spring for Apache Hadoop", "Spring YARN" and "Spring XD". After spending 10 years handling IT systems in a Finnish bank he joined SpringSource and has called London his home for past few years.
Emma will discuss how an independent bank specialising in financing enterprises embraced the New Economics of IT and how an open source solution delivered low cost and accelerated innovation.
Emma McGrattan is Senior Vice President of Engineering at Ingres Corporation. A leading authority in Open Source and Database Management System (DBMS) technologies, Ms. McGrattan has been instrumental in the ongoing success of the Ingres product line
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Ben Evans is an author, entrepreneur, consultant and educator. His career highlights to date include: Co-founding jClarity, a performance startup, Chief Architect for Listed Derivatives at Deutsche Bank, Performance testing the Google IPO, consulting CTO to several startups, initial UK trials of 3G networks with BT, building award-winning websites for some of Hollywood's biggest hits of the 90s, developing some of the UK’s very first true e-commerce websites, building multibillion dollar low-latency trading systems and designing technology to help some of the UK’s most vulnerable people.
Why don't financial institutions embrace cloud based computing solution? Is it possible to evaluate cloud concepts internally using standard API but running on the institutions own hardware, then move to external solution with none/minimal api impact? Eucalyptus could be the way forward!
Simon is a former CEO, former advisory board member of startups (all now acquired by US Giants), fellow of Open Europe, inventor of Wardley Mapping, a regular conference speaker and a researcher for the LEF. He uses mapping in his research for the LEF covering areas from Serverless to Nation State competition whilst also advising / teaching LEF clients on mapping, strategy, organisation and leadership.
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