The Mysterious Hanging Client & TCP Keep Alives
This blog looks at the solution we implemented to fix an issue with the Python SDK which was very difficult to pinpoint.
You should work from home unless it is impossible for you to do so
A couple of weeks ago, many companies across the country were faced with the challenge of having to transition their whole workforce to remote working overnight
Plotting the future of hedge fund technology
This week, I spoke on a panel at the HFM European Technology Summit about the future of hedge fund technology. Here are my thoughts following the panel.
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?
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…
Authenticating S3 Proxy
Using nginx and oauth2_proxy to deliver S3 based content (and azure blob store)
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.
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.
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