Data flows and processes
Introduction to understanding the relationships between Sitecore roles, the data flows, and the process initiators.
A Sitecore installation consists of one or more products distributed over several roles. This separation of responsibilities is what lets you configure and scale Sitecore to suit your business needs, but it can also make it a challenge to follow the relationships between the roles.
You can refer to the topics here to quickly achieve a good overview of the data flows between roles, and to easily understand what roles initiates the processes.