Join this talk to learn how Grasshopper built Ahab to:
- Transport real-time data from data centers to Google Cloud Platform
- Persist vast volumes of market data into Google BigQuery in a query-able form
- Use Apache Beam to calculate the order books (a dynamic list of buy and sell orders) in real-time Increase the success of trading strategies
Sachar de Vries will also share some lessons learned, including tips for building fast data processing pipelines.
Sachar de Vries has spent a decade building the technological foundations of Grasshopper. As the first IT hire, Sachar was pivotal in the firm’s transformation from first time electronic traders to regional tech powerhouse. Now, as Chief Technical Officer, Sachar leads technology strategy and helps the trading teams leverage Grasshopper’s proprietary trading platform.
Chief Technology Solutions Officer
Sachar de Vries
Chief Technology Officer