[ts-gen] IB Servers
R P Herrold
herrold at owlriver.com
Fri Aug 21 09:21:36 EDT 2009
On Fri, 21 Aug 2009, Ken Feng wrote:
> Does anyone know the roles of the three IB Servers below?
> - cashfarm
> - usfarm
> - ushdms2a
-- cashfarm -- one assumes forex/idealpro data, perhaps?
-- usfarm -- US equities frontend, perhaps?
-- ushdms2a -- US horse, donkey add mule [live]stock
reports, second annex, perhaps?
> If IB is so flaky at maintaining ushdms2a, I may have to use an
> outside real-time service, which is not so good for fx due to no
> centralized exchange: bid/ask may be incongruous relative to IB.
I don't see a corelation here IB between 'maintaining'
[whatever 'maintaining' means here] a server of guessed-at
purposes, which itself may be the victim of remote exchange
outages, and a need to migrate to another service.
At the end of the day, if you trade through this counterparty,
I am certain it will provide executions, and only consider
trade adjustment reports, if at all, as it has published a
-- Russ herrold
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