FIX Adapted for STreaming(SM)
The FAST Protocol (SM) is developed, maintained and supported by the FIX Trading Community’s Market Data Optimization Working Group. The protocol is intended to enable efficient use of band width in high volume messaging without incurring material processing overhead or latency. The protocol was developed as a result of the Market Data Optimization Working Group’s Proof of Concept (POC) project to explore various methods of optimized data representation within the FIX Protocol.
FAST Protocol Specification
FIX Trading Community’s Intellectual Property in Standards Agreement – The Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s agreement with FIX Trading Community which provides assurances to FIX Protocol users regarding the use of CME patented technology which affects the FAST Protocol.
FAST Session Control Protocol
FAST Reference Code
Reference source code for the FAST Protocol (CODEC and SERDES). This source is provided on an open source basis via the W3C Software License. C and C# versions are available.