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R. DorasamyAPI Marketplace Engineeringhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-7313-5_5

5. Platform Architecture

Rennay Dorasamy1  
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Our Marketplace was born into a post Netflix-era world, one of the first projects in a newly established Digital practice. The team was not only tasked with the delivery of an Open Banking prototype but presented with the opportunity and mandate to use bleeding-edge technology. In hindsight, this has been both a blessing and a curse. The ability to use new approaches such as containerization afforded our platform a high degree of flexibility. The unfortunate drawback was that we were 2 to 3 years ...

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