The evolution of Big Data has given us the next generation computing platform. It features distributed parallel computing that scales unlimited with built-in fault-tolerance. The big data technology today can process extremely large data in a fraction of what traditional technology can process. The Big Data technology platform is an excellent choice for real-time or […]
My book “Managing Derivatives Contracts: A Guide to Derivatives Market Structure, Contract Life Cycle, Operations, and Systems” is just released. This is the only book in the market that explains derivatives contract life cycle, market structure and derivatives applications. Both paperback and ebook are available from Amazon, Barnes & Nobel and Apress. Please check it […]
When CDX is initiated it includes a set of reference entities (constituents or names) and notional amount which is a total protection. Each underlying name has its contribution factor towards the index. For example, one name is 1% if there are 100 names in index. However, after a credit event in any name, the protection […]
I have started writing some introductory topics to help understand derivative software system from a systems point of view. I have started off with introductory topic which you can access from right side menu “Derivatives System Software” or click here. I hope this series will help people with IT background, business analysts, project management and […]
As every year, for 2011, Risk magazine has released technolgoy rankings of derivatives and risk management products. Accordings to Risk magazine, it received 821 valid responses from various banks, hedge funds, pension funds, insurance companies and corporate treasuries. Here are the top three leaders: Overall: #1 – Murex #2 – Thomson Reuters #3 – Misys […]
The FIX 5.0 is the response to the growing needs of financial institutions. The FIX version 5.0 enhancements address the following key needs of industry. PROTOCOL LEVEL: Introduction of independent session layer called Transport Independence (TI) Framework. This framework is known as FIXT. It’s initial version is 1.1. You can get detailed specifications from fixprotocol.org. […]
I recently posted my “Credit Default Swaps – The Big Picture” presentation for download. It was prepared to introduce Credit Default Swap instruments and various high level details. Presentation covers: Definition of CDS Importance of CDS Market Players & their roles CDS Examples Myths and Facts of CDS CDS Instrument Categories Instrument Types & Options […]
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Posted on 19. Aug, 2010 by khader.
It has been pretty painful investigating this weird problem – “Column <ColumnName> does not belong to table Table” even though we have this column in the specified table. Sometime it is just throws error – “….table ‘Table’” when there is no such table ‘Table’ in database. After thorough investigation many experiments, we found that the […]
Posted on 25. Feb, 2010 by khader.
A while ago, Bloomberg announced that it is making its proprietary security codes public (http://bsym.bloomberg.com/sym/). I received couple of emails asking what that means. Many news items used the term ‘Open Source’, which was confusing to some. First, let me explain what they are making it open source. As some of my articles on this […]