Oracle Java virtual machine putting the brakes on high frequency trading, says Azul CEO

Oracle Java virtual machine putting the brakes on high frequency trading, says Azul CEO

As the technology arms race continues in high frequency trading (HFT), Oracle’s HotSpot Java virtual machine (JVM) is presenting a barrier to the development of ultra low-latency applications, according to Azul Systems’ CEO.

High frequency trades are conducted using computer algorithms to buy and sell huge volumes of shares for small individual gains at a fraction of a second. In order to beat competitors to trades, HFT companies are engaged in an ongoing race to improve the speed of their IT and communications systems, shaving milliseconds off trade times as they move towards the Holy Grail of zero latency.

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