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In-Memory Database Solutions for Kyobo Securities - Retail Trading System


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Altibase enabled Kyobo Securities to provide consistent and extreme speed, enabling its clients to trade without interruption and with absolute confidence.

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In-Memory Database Solutions for Kyobo Securities - Retail Trading System

  1. 1. CASE STUDY FOR FINANCIAL SERVICE Case Study: Kyobo Securities (“Kyobo”) – Retail Trading System SPEEDIT
  2. 2. CASE STUDY FOR FINANCIAL SERVICE AGENDA ■ Overview ■ Problems ■ Solutions ■ Results ■ Technical Details In-Memory Database Solution
  3. 3. + Overview Altibase Kyobo Securities (“Kyobo”) Altibase is provider of In-Memory Kyobo Securities is a leading full database solutions for real-time service brokerage firm, investment access, analysis and distribution of bank and asset management high volumes of data in mission- company. critical environments. Summary Altibase enabled Kyobo Securities to provide consistent and extreme speed, enabling its clients to trade without interruption and with absolute confidence. In-Memory Database Solution
  4. 4. + Problems Kyobo was crippled by a systems crash resulting in grave financial losses. Kyobo’s legacy system was undependable with regard to speed, stability and reliability.  Kyobo’s retail trading system was unsteady, lacked constant availability and had inadequate fault-tolerance.  Kyobo was plagued with an inability to search and update operations data. The information could not be effectively organized nor stored leading to waste and unneeded redundancy.  Kyobo’s fixed income asset management arm required real-time qualitative and quantitative information but fell short of it.  The legacy system’s total cost of ownership (TCO) of operating and maintaining the system stood in direct contrast to its effectiveness. The system did not meet needs, suffered from sub-par technical support yet drained budgets. In-Memory Database Solution
  5. 5. + Solution  Kyobo Securities integrated ALTIBASE HDB in-memory DBMS into its expanded server base and respective profit centers in 2007. Kyobo converted its information service system from Oracle to ALTIBASE HDB for higher performance, real-time support and superior reliability. In 2009 and 2012, it further propagated ALTIBASE HDB into its new financial product trading system. In-Memory Database Solution
  6. 6. + Results  ALTIBASE HDB supports Kyobo’s retail trading arm, providing mission- critical fault-tolerance throughout.  Kyobo’s TCO is much lower with ALTIBAS E HDB, easing budgetary pressures while adding unsurpassed technical support.  Kyobo Securities provides consistent and extreme speed, enabling its depth of clients to trade simultaneously and with confidence.  Kyobo has real-time access to secure data, equipping it with the ability for profitable and dynamic decision-making.  Kyobo Securities is no longer concerned with system instability and losses attributed to systems limitations and unreliability. In-Memory Database Solution
  7. 7. + Technical Details  Kyobo Securities achieved exceptional results by leveraging key features of ALTIBASE HDB, specifically in the areas of high-performance and application development. ALTIBASE Load ALTIBASE Balancing KRX Middleware Korea Exchange Server ALTIBASE ALTIBASE ClientConnections In-Memory Database Solution
  8. 8. + Performance  In 2009, Kyobo Securities needed to construct a high-performance system to be accessed by retail financial outlets for trading new financial products. The company decided to implement an in-memory DBMS (IMDB) in order to achieve optimal performance and the speed.  At that time, they considered two options for implementing the IMDB: Oracle TimesTen, a memory-only database, and ALTIBASE HDB, a hybrid database that can run in memory-only, disk-only, and hybrid modes. Equipped with a flexible hybrid architecture for both in-memory and on-storage options, industry standard database features, data types, large reference installations and outstanding technical support, Altibase was an easy choice.  In 2009, Kyobo Securities implemented their new financial product trading system using ALTIBASE HDB Version 4 in in-memory DBMS mode, and their business is thriving on that base to date. In-Memory Database Solution
  9. 9. + Performance  In 2011, with ALTIBASE HDB’s comprehensive benefits to their financial product trading system, Kyobo Securities decided to deepen their relationship with Altibase by implementing their new securities trading system using ALTIBASE HDB on an IBM AIX platform.  The company’s application developers implemented the new trading system based on ALTIBASE HDB Version 5. As illustrated in the architectural diagram below, the system accesses Korea Exchange Servers in order to obtain real- time securities price information, and supports client connections using a custom gateway application. ALTIBASE HDB was deployed across 6 server nodes, and the custom gateway application provided the load balancing functionality for an average of 120 simultaneous client sessions.  While delivering extreme speed, ALTIBASE HDB utilized only 50% of CPU, resulting in significantly lower resource consumption. Kyobo also observed that ALTIBASE HDB is not only very fast, but it is also extremely stable and reliable. In-Memory Database Solution
  10. 10. + Application Development  ALTIBASE HDB as a full-featured and standards-compliant DBMS also made it easy for Kyobo Securities’ IT team. The company’s application developers implemented the custom gateway application using ALTIBASE HDB’s familiar C Programming Language Interface without having to learn new interfaces or programming languages. In-Memory Database Solution
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