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Demis Hassabis, ICAP, Streambase, Coherence

Demis Hassabis, Research Homepage, here. Works with Page.

Episodic memory – the memory for our everyday life experiences – defines who we are. However, episodic memories are not literal reproductions of things past, but rather reassembled from constituent parts into a whole that is reminiscent of the original event. Recently, evidence has emerged showing that this same system also underpins planning for the future and imagining hypothetical events.

Matthew Leising, Bloomberg, ICAP Losing Grip on Setting U.S. Swaps Rate Amid Inquiry, here.

ICAP Plc (IAP) is about to be stripped of its function setting a U.S. benchmark for interest-rate swaps as regulators look into whether banks manipulated the measure.

The International Swaps & Derivatives Association Inc. picked Thomson Reuters Corp. (TRI) to handle collecting data from banks that are used to calculate the dollar-denominated version of ISDAfix, a measure used in the $426 trillion swaps market, according to ISDA spokesman Steven Kennedy. He said the shift away from ICAP, a London-based broker, will begin this week. Reuters already handles versions of the rate outside the U.S.

Tibbetts, et.al., Streambase LiveView: Push-Based Real-TIme Analytics, here. This is TIBCO.

ABSTRACT

StreamBase LiveView is a new approach to real-time analytics and data warehousing in environments where large volumes of data require a management by exception approach to business operations. StreamBase LiveView combines techniques from complex event processing (CEP), active databases, online analytic processing (OLAP) and data warehousing to create a live data warehouse against which continuous queries are executed. The resulting system enables users to make ad hoc queries against tens of millions of live updating records, and receive push-based updates when the results of their queries change. This system is used for operational and risk monitoring in high frequency trading environments, where conditional alerting and automated remediation enable a handful of operators to manage millions of transactions per day, and make the results of trading visible to hundreds of customers in real-time.

Oracle Coherence, Datasheet, here.

Oracle Coherence Fusion Middleware Integration

An ever-growing number of Oracle Fusion Middleware products provide native integrations with Oracle Coherence out of the box to provide linearly scalable, fault tolerant, in-memory data management. Such integrations include Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle PeopleSoft, Oracle Event Processing (OEP), Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus and Oracle ATG.

Coherence’s management functionality is bolstered by Oracle Enterprise Manager, which supports all Oracle Fusion Middleware management. Users don’t have to learn new management tools and efficiency is improved by looking at a ‘single pane of glass’.

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