Download this virus

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” column_margin=”default” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” overlay_strength=”0.3″ column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column_text] Donating Compute to Fight COVID-19 At PEAK6 Capital Management, we have some beefy boxes for processing intraday data as you’ve probably already read about in A Parable of Pricing, Processors, […]

A parable of pricing, processors and memory

At PEAK6 Capital Management we operate a variety of different systems in support of our trading teams. As we improve and evolve these systems, we sometimes run into hurdles along the way that are not all that easy to diagnose. This is the story of one of these hurdles our systems and core team ran […]

Indebted to the tech

Having been in software long enough to work across industries and with a variety of distributed systems, I know every system has its day. Software and systems engineers create performance requirements, latency constraints, and sweat the details on software quality. Their hard work ensures retail sites stay online through black Friday, ad campaigns survive the […]