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Technical concepts

This section gives an overview of Zeebe's underlying technical concepts.

  • Architecture - Introduces you to the internal components of Zeebe, as well as interfaces for external systems to interact with Zeebe.
  • Clustering - Discusses the internal structure and properties of a Zeebe cluster.
  • Partitions - Sheds light on how Zeebe achieves horizontal scalability.
  • Internal processing - Explains the basics of Zeebe's event processing.
  • Process lifecycles - Expands on the event processing concept and goes into more detail regarding the lifecycles of selected process elements.
  • Protocols - Explains how external clients communicate with Zeebe.

In addition to these sections, you may also be interested in our Best Practices.