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Wednesday, August 20 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Why Linux Rules Chicago - Christoph Lameter

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Chicago is a unique venue in that it is also the place of the most valued financial market the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) as well as a diverse technology infrastructure of Banks, Investment and trading companies. Linux is key to the business here in Chicago and this talk will talk a bit about the history of Linux use for trading and then give some insight into how Linux is used in trading here.

The CME is widely seen to be the leading indicator for other electronic markets worldwide and what happens in Chicago affects the rest of the world.

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Christoph Lameter

Christoph Lameter is working as a lead in research and development for an algorithmic trading company in Chicago. and maintains the slab allocators and the per cpu subsystems. Over time he contributed to a number of Linux projects. As a kernel developer at SGI he helped pioneer the use of Linux for Supercomputing and developed the necessary kernel capabilities for HPC applications.

Wednesday August 20, 2014 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Parlor C