LMAX Exchange is a technology platform for trading foreign exchange; it delivers the unique benefits of complete pre- and post-trade transparency, “exchange quality” FX execution, and a secure, level playing field for all market participants.

To fulfill these requirements, LMAX Exchange chose a two-tier approach utilizing a custom in memory high performance “core” data store backed by a Percona database.

LMAX Exchange engaged Percona to:

  • Handle infrastructure concerns, and optimize the database environment
  • Guarantee database uptime
  • Provide ongoing support and technical expertise for database issues when needed

As a financial technology company, we strive to provide a transparent and always available environment to our customers. This means guaranteeing ultra-low latency execution (within microseconds) at 'internet scale.' We depend on our hybrid database architecture to deliver accurate and up-to-date information to our clients, with no loss of performance or usability. Percona technical support is an invaluable part of this equation.

Andrew Stewart Director of Strategy and Research, LMAX Exchange



LMAX Exchange

LMAX Exchange

LMAX Exchange is a technology platform for trading foreign exchange; it delivers the unique benefits of complete pre- and post-trade transparency, “exchange quality” FX execution, and a secure, level playing field for all market participants.