August 21, 2012

NASDAQ vs Urban Airship, Message Throughput

NASDAQ vs Urban Airship, in message throughput.

Two services that specialize in delivering very high volume messages with low latency (They are in different industries with different requirements).

NASDAQ INET: 1 million messages per second, sub-40 microsecond speeds.
Urban Airship:      0.1 million messages per second, < 2 second latency for 90th percentile.

NASDAQ delivers bid/ask quote data for algorithmic trading.
Urban Airship delivers push notifications to installed apps.

Other high volume messages services in the web world include

Tags: NASDAQ INET performance, NASDAQ INET message thruput, urban airship message thruput, urban airship performance, nasdaq quote latency, urban airship message latency