Resource Requirements

You'll need the trading-shim sources, which are at In addition, you'll need a network connection (§ 3.1.1); one or more computers setup to run Linux, and with MySQL (§ 3.1.2) and the IB tws (§ 3.1.3) installed; and one or more accounts with IB (again, § 3.1.3). Note that you may have multiple database servers and IB tws accounts; that the trading-shim, MySQL, and IB tws are all network aware; and that, in consequence, you have many possible configuration choices for your market access system (§ 3.1.4).


Bill Pippin 2010-01-14