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Rithmic always goes down on the weekends.

Mike

@Big Mike it will go off and on for a few minutes on weekends but it has been down almost 20 hours from me. That is rare and the last time it happened I was into the open on Monday morning and still not up. I am trying to get ahead of the curve and not miss the Monday open. I have been very happy rithmic as the problems are rare but market is giving me a lot of good trades right now. I wish they would throw message out on twitter or something when down for more than a few minutes.

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@Big Mike it will go off and on for a few minutes on weekends but it has been down almost 20 hours from me. That is rare and the last time it happened I was into the open on Monday morning and still not up. I am trying to get ahead of the curve and not miss the Monday open. I have been very happy rithmic as the problems are rare but market is giving me a lot of good trades right now. I wish they would throw message out on twitter or something when down for more than a few minutes.

You can ask @mattz, he would know.

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Anyone else with Optimus having trouble connecting via rithmic this weekend? I need to do some backtests but have been only able to connect once for a few minutes today. Issue started after market close yesterday.

After market close is when Rithmic must have stated its regular weekend maintenance.
I suggest to try tomorrow after lunch time as I am pretty confident it will resume.
Optimus will check connectivity on Sunday market open and report about the Rithmic connectivity.


If one must do back testing on NinjaTrader on the weekends when Rithmic is down,
maybe having a backup data like Kinetic could help.
I don't want to get into a discussion about Kinetick, this is just a suggestion.

Thank you.

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After market close is when Rithmic must have stated its regular weekend maintenance.
I suggest to try tomorrow after lunch time as I am pretty confident it will resume.
Optimus will check connectivity on Sunday market open and report about the Rithmic connectivity.


If one must do back testing on NinjaTrader on the weekends when Rithmic is down,
maybe having a backup data like Kinetic could help.
I don't want to get into a discussion about Kinetick, this is just a suggestion.

Thank you.

Matt

Rithmic has resumed it's connectivity after this wknd's maintenance.

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I believe Matt will have a NinjaTrader for Eurex solution shortly.

Three weeks later... is there an actual solution?

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Three weeks later... is there an actual solution?

Yes, there is one. BUT, we are in the testing mode now with the NinjaTrader team and Optimus team.
We will release it when we feel that customer could trade on it without any glitches, delays, etc
Your patience is appreciated.

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@mattz hi,

what commissions do optimus have ? cant find it on the website...

do i have any costs for the data feed, when i choose optimus?
i would like to use rithmic with sierra chart, do you provide a discount?

do you also have an eurex access (free?)??

do you also hold EURO accounts ??


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You should pm Matt your questions (as shown in his signature), and I'm sure he'll answer all your questions to your contentedness.

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You should pm Matt your questions (as shown in his signature), and I'm sure he'll answer all your questions to your contentedness.

i send matt a message... no answer yet

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i send matt a message... no answer yet

I try and reply at fast as I can. Direct email is best : Matt (AT SIGN) optimusfutures.com

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