Thursday, December 15, 2011

Dataflow machines help J.P. Morgan reduce end of day risk calculations from 8 hours to 238 seconds

The Wall Street Journal blog entry "Maxeler Makes Waves With Dataflow Design" discusses Maxeler, who make FPGA-based dataflow machines/

Apparently, J.P. Morgan is using Maxeler machines for end of day risk calculations. The time needed for the calculation dropped from 8 hours to 238 seconds. See "JP Morgan expands deployment of FPGA-based supercomputer".

Our group has a long history with dataflow, so it is gratifying to see a real-world dataflow solution.

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