UBS Aims to Boost Processing Without Parallel Programming

Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
April 2009
Securities Industry News;4/13/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the changes of processing technology being used by UBS Investment Bank. It is suggested that the company will continue to use its pricing and risk analytic programs, but UBS will use faster chips to increase the speed and volume of information they can handle. The results of using new Intel server processors called Nehalem and Quick Path Interconnect software are cited to improve the data transfers of UBS. The advantages of hyperthreading are also included.


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