[ntp:questions] .1 Microsecond Synchronization

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Fri Jun 5 02:46:49 UTC 2009

ScottyG <scottg at pepex.net> wrote:
> To do this the order in which market data was received and trades
> transmitted need to be maintained. I do know from their current log
> files that 1 ms is not fine enough for this and that on occasion .1
> ms is not good enough. 

In broad handwaving terms, isn't 100ns more or less a cache miss on a
processor today?  Yes, some are less then that some are more but
O(100ns) seems about right.

rick jones
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