Levyx Risk Analytics Acceleration Framework

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Solution Overview
The Levyx Risk Analytics solution showcases a framework engine that plugs easily into Apache Spark and boosts performance of data intense applications like financial risk analysis and backtesting. This workload is supported by Intel's Arria® 10 GX FPGA platform and DCP 1.1 to provide 2 to 8 times faster results than conventional solutions.

Goals & Objectives

The Levyx Risk Analytics Acceleration Framework solution demonstrates how combining key technologies simultaneously creates very high performance and much cheaper backtesting capacity that can be run on clusters on premise or in modern cloud offerings.

Hardware & Software

Key components of the Levyx Risk Analytics Acceleration Framework are:

  • Intel Arria 10 GX FPGA 
  • Enterprise Compute w/ Intel Xeon Scalable processors & Intel Optane Solid State Drives
  • Levyx Xenon, a hyperconverged, scale-in first, analytics engine optimized for SSD and FPGA