Engineering, Investment Technology

APIs for the investment industry: What does good look like?

Stephen LeMasney08/10/20

Engineering

Securing your network with WeaveNet

At FINBOURNE we run highly available Kubernetes clusters in multiple availability zones, with about twenty-five M5.2xLarge nodes per cluster. These nodes live within an Amazon Web Services Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and although they are not physically linked, they can communicate. We use WeaveNet as our overlay network to secure our cluster traffic with encryption… Continue reading Securing your network with WeaveNet

Andrew Neudegg29/05/20

Engineering, Investment Technology

Do you still need an Order Management System?

In this piece we look at how the concept of the OMS became popular, what problems it sought to address, how today’s complex investment environment is testing the capabilities of the OMS and the alternative solutions available.

Dipan Raja27/04/20

Engineering, Investment Technology, News, Product

FINBOURNE’s LUSID wins best buyside newcomer at Waters’ Buy-Side Technology Awards

We’re stoked to win ‘Best Buyside Newcomer’ at Waters’ Buy-Side Technology Awards for LUSID, our open,  API-first and developer friendly investment data platform. A huge thank you to our early stage clients who have helped us along the journey so far, our partners and to our fantastic team at FINBOURNE HQ who have worked tirelessly… Continue reading FINBOURNE’s LUSID wins best buyside newcomer at Waters’ Buy-Side Technology Awards

Dermot Shortt01/11/19

Engineering, Investment Technology

Does the investment industry need a fitness app?

On a recent cycle ride, a fellow cyclist asked me what FINBOURNE does. Before I could reply a friend interjected with “FINBOURNE is building a ‘Strava’ for investment data”.

Dermot Shortt24/01/19

Engineering

What a Naval Historian Can Teach Us About Data

Everyone knows that data is important, but do we really appreciate how important access to correct data is for the successful execution of an investment strategy?

Steve Cheng08/03/18

Engineering

What is bitemporal data anyway?

Bitemporal data is a fundamental principle in our LUSID platform, yet the term is not very common amongst technologists nor business users. It can be a complex concept to describe, and I’ve been thinking of a simple example to help illustrate it…

Chris Brook28/02/18

Engineering

Authenticating S3 Proxy

Using nginx and oauth2_proxy to deliver S3 based content (and azure blob store)

Paul Saunders01/03/17

Engineering

Identity Providers

Having spent the last 15 years cossetted in the big corporate world blissfully unaware of just how complex managing Identity and access control actually is, I can best describe my journey of the last month as enlightening. Emboldened by our mission and with the idea that we were, through the advent of cloud technologies, free from having to worry about such tedious things as user management, we embarked on our righteous path.

Thomas McHugh17/12/16

Engineering, Investment Technology

Azure and our approach to naming things

Azure currently has some pretty interesting rules and restrictions around how things can be named. At times they seem arbitrary, but none-the-less, it’s what we have to work with.

Paul Saunders17/12/16
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