FPGA Accelerated Market Data

    FPGA Accelerated LSE Group Ticker plant (Feb 2016)
  • Level-1 full depth incremental feed

    • Hybrid System
  • Fast path on FPGA
  • Recovery path on CPU

    • Performance (end-to-end latency)
  • 10x latency improvement over software (Average > 10 us)
  • Negligible Jitter (<1 us)
  • 1.4 milion updates per second
  • Single FPGA replaces 7 software instances (distributed over multiple physical servers)
    • Technology
  • Xilinx V6-HXT FPGA
  • DNPCLE_10G_HXT_LL PCLe accelerator card
  • DPI-C & UVM based verification framework