TITLE

UBS Aims to Boost Processing Without Parallel Programming

AUTHOR(S)
Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Securities Industry News;4/13/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37837319

 

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