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by hedgrow
July 7th, 2008, 6:17 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Cloud Computing.
Replies: 5
Views: 52128

Cloud Computing.

Just found script for you. Have changed a few things to stop us getting into trouble .Script is below, or you can download from:http://robintest2us.s3.amazonaws.com/boot.shIf you need any help let me know.Thanks
by hedgrow
July 6th, 2008, 9:33 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Cloud Computing.
Replies: 5
Views: 52128

Cloud Computing.

<r>No, AMI is not public. We worked out that best thing to do was use an Amazon AMI, add the JVM we needed, and a script that was automatically run on startup. We passed the script our s3 username/password, and it downloaded a script from there and ran it. This script then installed everything and s...
by hedgrow
July 5th, 2008, 8:54 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Cloud Computing.
Replies: 5
Views: 52128

Cloud Computing.

<t>Have done a load of testing of Amazon EC2.Worked like a dream... Is really nice to test with as you can sign up and spend a few dollars and you are off. No long contracts.Initially getting started is a bit painful as you have to set the Linux OS up, but once past that is very simple. We used it t...
by hedgrow
June 30th, 2008, 7:01 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Murex Pricing API
Replies: 4
Views: 57016

Murex Pricing API

<t>Yes, lots...There is a C API. Is reasonably simple, complexity is in mapping data (e.g. model wants interest rates in bp's rather than percent etc..).It works for all products (I think!) as Murex themselves plug in models using same method. Also allows you to create own products (FLEX). These are...
by hedgrow
June 25th, 2008, 5:40 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Murex
Replies: 6
Views: 53672

Murex

PM'd you at address in your profile, if you did not get it send me your email via form at www.rowit.co.uk, or email me at address in my profile.Thanks
by hedgrow
June 23rd, 2008, 7:48 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Murex
Replies: 6
Views: 53672

Murex

<t>Used it a lot....Once integrated an inhouse model, and once integrated Monis (via FlexAPI). Have used builtin model too, but did not have resets (might do now though?).Static data is the main issue! Solved this by having a feed from Mace AdvisersPerformance was a problem with Monis. Solved this b...
by hedgrow
September 1st, 2004, 5:29 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Murex
Replies: 21
Views: 197508

Murex

Someone tried to start one athttp://groups.yahoo.com/group/murexsupport/But nothing much posted...Stick some questions up there and see what happens.I will reply, but not sure if anyone else will.
by hedgrow
July 27th, 2004, 9:41 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Interest Rate Derivs Murex
Replies: 5
Views: 187044

Interest Rate Derivs Murex

Other places using it of IRD:HSBCCSFBPlus many others... I think Interest Rate customers account for 60%+ of their customers.PS FLEX is learnable... main problem is testing it, and getting all the different departments to sign off on it!
by hedgrow
July 27th, 2004, 9:34 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Murex
Replies: 21
Views: 197508

Murex

<t>Few points of view below from BA/Techi who makes a living off it!Only listed weakness, as you can phone up Paris and get strengths.1) Main weakness is also main strenght - complexity!!!There are thousands of switches you can flick to change how it values/manages things. And if one of them is not ...
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