This is a high level overview of Sourcegraph’s architecture so you can understand how our systems fit together. You can click on each component to jump to its respective code repository or subtree.
The Code intelligence processes (the LSIF-based code intelligence service) has been extracted into its own diagram.
To re-generate the architecture diagram from the
architecture.dot file with Graphviz, run:
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We maintain multiple Sourcegraph clients:
These clients generally communicate with a Sourcegraph instance (either https://sourcegraph.com or a private customer instance) through our GraphQL API. There are also a small number of REST endpoints for specific use-cases.
Our backend is composed of multiple services:
Here are some guides to help you understand how multiple systems fit together: