timekeeper

Time out of joint

September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Financial trading venues and trading systems operate so quickly and rely on clocks so deeply that events like the one noted in this FINRA report are more common than many [...]

IEEE 1588 PTP is a mess

April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

IEEE 1588 was not designed for modern enterprise computer networks and contains many hacks to make it sort of work. The standard also suffers from being overly explicit on [...]

ESMA clarifies time sources for MiFID II

January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

ESMA just released guidelines that reinforce what was already clear in the MiFIDII regulation – that GPS time is a perfectly acceptable source of “traceable” time. [...]

MiFID II, GPS and UTC time

November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

I have a post up on FSMLabs web site about the use of GPS and other satellite time for MiFID II timestamp compliance.  It’s fascinating how much effort has recently [...]

MiFID2 Timestamp regulations

October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are a number of places in the new guidelines that increase the rigor required for timestamping data. One key part covers SI’s (systematic internalizers) who [...]

Project Roseline

October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Accurate and reliable knowledge of time is fundamental to cyber-physical systems for sensing, control, performance, and energy efficient integration of computing and [...]
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