[ntp:questions] .1 Microsecond Synchronization

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Jun 5 01:38:55 UTC 2009


John Hasler wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert writes:
>> Processed fewer transactions and processed them more slowly!
> 
> Trades could still arrive at the processing facility "simultaneously".

If there is only one processor, "simultaneous" trades may still have to 
be processed sequentially.  I suspect that there is little or no time to 
argue which of two "simultaneous" trades occurred first.




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