• What is an entity?

    LUSID has a small set of built-in entities that model real-world objects key to the task of investment management. You can extend the set.

  • What is a system property?

    A system property is a built-in function that provides access to information stored in LUSID that may not be available by other mechanisms.

  • What is a transaction type?

  • Extending LUSID's data model using custom entities

    A custom entity extends the data model to represent a real-world object or concept that LUSID does not natively represent, for example office location.

  • What is a scope?

    A scope in LUSID is a key design concept and allows the system to offer a myriad of benefits including data partitioning and segregation

  • What is a data type?

    LUSID has a set of built-in data types you can assign to properties to qualify data entered into LUSID. You can extend the set.

  • What is a code?

    How does LUSID uniquely identify entities?

  • What is a cut label?

    Do I need to specify a timestamp for every Effective Date in LUSID?

  • Introduction to properties

    Learn how to add properties to entities to extend the LUSID data model and store additional information.

  • What is a derived property?

    Learn how to use derived properties to transform an existing field or property value into another value.

  • What is an event in LUSID?

    LUSID is an event-sourcing system. It drives our bitemporal data model.