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by MutantNinjaTurtle
Tue Feb 14, 2006 10:56 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Where to get accurate historical tick data?
Replies: 16
Views: 12322

$900 for 30 years of tickdata doesn't seem that unreasonable... But I guess that is substantially more expensive than EOD data. I'm surprised that no one here has responded about intraday/tick data. :?:
by MutantNinjaTurtle
Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: Custom C++ or Java Platforms
Topic: Choice of Database
Replies: 5
Views: 6105

I think using a database costs performance Yes this is probably true for strict reads from simple tables (assuming both MySQL table is indexed and using binary tree index in file). However that's about the extent of what you can do with a "text" or binary file. Otherwise all banks, trading firms, a...
by MutantNinjaTurtle
Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:32 pm
Forum: Custom C++ or Java Platforms
Topic: Choice of Database
Replies: 5
Views: 6105

Hey guys, Here's a question that I've been grappling with recently: What database to use for storing EOD data? I currently have over a couple of gigs of data, spread all around the place, and am thinking of integrating it all into one database. Am considering SQL Server or MySQL and the ever trusty...
by MutantNinjaTurtle
Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:46 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Where to get accurate historical tick data?
Replies: 16
Views: 12322

Where to get accurate historical tick data?

Hi, I was wondering if anyone here has a any recommendations on vendors or sources of accurate historical tick data? It seems that most historical data that is sold by vendors is end of day data. I wanted write a program to back test the Original Turtle's Trading System. After reading about the trad...