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quant (quantitative analyst)

A quant (quantitative analyst) is a financial services professional whose qualifications also include advanced mathematics and and computer skills. Quants design complex mathematical models for use in securities trading. More

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"Technology shifts have made it a lot simpler to harvest the value of data. Quants are being replaced by a new population: the data scientists." - Yves de Montcheuil

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    Which IT architecture processes data as close to the originating source as possible?
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    hybrid flash array

    A hybrid  flash array is a solid state storage disk system that contains a mix of flash memory drives and hard disk drives.

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buffer overflow

A buffer overflow occurs when a program attempts to write more data to a fixed length block of memory, or buffer, than the buffer is allocated to hold. Buffer overflow exploits may enable remote ex...