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Information Systems for Trading Futures and Stocks

1. What are some of the many considerations in selecting the correct information system to use for trading futures and stocks?

2. Is Service Oriented Architecture a new solution to information technology, or is it a new name for the rehash of providing the user with what the user wants? Explain your answer.

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"1. What are some of the many considerations in selecting the correct information system to use for trading futures and stocks? "
An information system to use for trading futures and stocks is a very sophisticated real-time, three-tier (Presentation, Business Logic and Database tiers) client-server application. Presentation tier nowadays is created via web user interface.

Real-time nature of the application demands industry standardd %99.999 of availabilty (only up to 10 minutes of downtime in a year) of the system;

Client-server nature of the ...

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Considerations in selecting the correct information system to use for trading futures and stocks are described. Service Oriented Architecture is explored.

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