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Epic snafu takes Australian Securities Exchange offline


reliability vs. big data

Trading Systems like the ASX aren't doing big data, they are doing high volume, high value OLTP - that's a significant difference. Running such workloads would justify mission-critical systems, and in the past such systems were typically used by exchanges. But then came the big move towards plain vanilla systems, and nobody should be surprised when reliability suffers. Just adding HA clustering and mirrored disks isn't always sufficient ...

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