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#1 Jan. 17, 2012 01:40:00

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I do regret not having pursued IT after school. Instead I went diving.

Man what a poor choice...I'm paying for that now!


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#2 Jan. 17, 2012 09:14:00

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Maybe the quantity (a few thousands) of the orders is the problem? Surely that many is not a typical usecase for the GUI application. Maybe it has not been tested for so many order entries. I would test if it works reliably with a smaller number of orders, and if it does, gradually increase the number and see when it breaks.

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#3 Jan. 17, 2012 09:32:00

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I ran it up to 100 000 before logging from SA which is the stone-age to be honest, can handle it, barely, but it does handle it. Starts crashing after that, but I'm sure with a decent connection I could double that. Yesterday was about 3000 all-in all.

I'm not sure if I'm having issues today. I switched off and we'll see later when I run a few tests.


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#4 Jan. 17, 2012 11:06:00

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I meant to say I done 100 000 trades in a day before and the GUI was fine, yesterday was about 3000.


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#5 Jan. 17, 2012 11:10:00

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100K ? That must be a noticeable portion of Oanda's total ticket-count. Is Oanda OK with you sending that many orders? I know many other services that would kick you out or fine you for that, most exchanges amongst them (unless the majority of these orders actually gets filled).

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#6 Jan. 17, 2012 23:38:00

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quote:
Originally posted by GrimFD:
We're not going to struggle, that assure you.

Hopefully I am wrong for being concerned. My being wrong would be a good thing.

Good luck.

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#7 Jan. 18, 2012 10:58:00

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Pippi,

Not orders, trades.

I asked before I tried. They said it's fine. But things do become unstable at that level. Look, I put down big positions and then manage them. About 20 000 to 40 000 ticks come in per pair per day. Every second transaction creates a new trade. Tp'ing doesn't create new trade, it reduces the original trade, but adding does create a new trade. So I might be setting 2 or 3 trades a second, but when I close them they are quite likely to be oldest trades set, so even on $100k target takes 2-5 days per pair to break that main position down to it's 1 unit base. Meaning any trade I close is at least 2-5 days old. They can't complain about that.

But with that many trades the connections start dropping, API times out, I think it's pushing the envelope a bit to much in JAVA anyway. I suspect maybe in FIX we could do it.

I've now limited my trades to 11 520 per day, and I think that will work out better for all of us. Don't want to hog the server all to meself.

Any faster than that I need to go to an exchange I think.

[ January 18, 2012, 11:29 AM: Message edited by: GrimFD ]


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#8 Jan. 18, 2012 11:04:00

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XXX,

I'm not new at this, do not be concerned....


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#9 Jan. 18, 2012 11:08:00

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It might be more profitable to trade at that pace, but then if I bring clients...

Can't trade to my full potential as a retail client I'm afraid.


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#10 Jan. 18, 2012 11:23:00

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Would be nice if my platform updated properly....


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